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White stuff on uvula/ tonsils comes off like slimy skin if i touch it. No sore throat no enlarged tonsils. Cold with foul smelling mucus.

White stuff on uvula/ tonsils comes off like slimy skin if i touch it. No sore throat no enlarged tonsils. Cold with foul smelling mucus.

Rule out fungus: The throat should be cultured for fungus. There are a number of fungi that co-habitate with normal bacterial flora in the throat. Usually, this follows taking an antibiotic or stress can induce the multiplication of these organisms that are present in small amounts in most normal throats. If the culture is positive for fungi, appropriate anti-fungal gargles will resolve this problem. ...Read more

Uvula (Definition)

A piece of normal tissue that is seen at the back of ...Read more


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It hurts to swallow salvia or food. My uvula and tonsils are a bit red and my temperature is normal 97.7 , could it be allergies?

It hurts to swallow salvia or food. My uvula and tonsils are a bit red and my temperature is normal 97.7 , could it be allergies?

Sore throat: Or pharyngitis, can be viral or bacterial, unlikely an allergy, try salt water gargles and pain killers, if no improvement in a day or two, see your doctor, best wishes ...Read more

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Swollen uvula with tonsils and mouth ulcers.cant eat.sleep or speak.fever and body pain?

Swollen uvula with tonsils and mouth ulcers.cant eat.sleep or speak.fever and body pain?

MOUTH ULCERATION: inflammation inside the mouth could be from mouth breathing. we are meant to breath through our noses. the air gets filtered, warmed and humidified before it touches the lining of the mouth and throat. start simple, pay attention to how you breathe. keep your mouth closed! ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my son has a bifid uvula and kissing tonsils what should I do?

See a doctor: the uvula should see an oral surgeon and is usually left alone. The tonsil problem should be see by an otolaryngologist and treatment will depend on symptoms ...Read more

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What to do if I have red throat, bump near uvula, 1 swollen tonsil.. help?

What to do if I have red throat, bump near uvula, 1 swollen tonsil.. help?

Sx's: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more