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What Is The Flap In Your Throat
What is the flap in throat behind your tounge that you can feel if you stick your finger in your throat?
Uvula?: This isn't my area of expertise, but sometimes you (or at least i) can feel the uvula, which is that small piece of skin that you can see hanging between the tonsils when you shine a light in your mouth. If this is a chronic problem, you may just have a larger-than-normal uvula. Ear/nose/throat doctors have various methods of dealing with this, if it is bothersome. ...Read more
The flap down my throat should point downwards but mine feels like its sticking upwards please help?
Epiglottis: Up with breathing down when swallowing.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi the flap is skin down my throat that points downwards feels like its stuck upwards and is really irritating me please help i'm so worried ?
Uvula: It sounds like you are describing your uvula. It is like a punching bag that hangs from your soft palate. Do you snore every night? Sometimes it can be sore from chronic snoring. Or it could be simple inflammation that will resolve on its own. Eating a soft and bland diet and drinking plenty of liquids are helpful. If it is still bothersome, you should see your doc. ...Read more
Are you supposed to had a an extra flap in the way back if your tongue/throat, (I'm not referring to the dangling thing, I have a silky flap ......
.: Not exactly sure, what you are referring to. You need to see a doctor ...Read more
I seem to have a hard time exhaling. When I do while lying on my back, it feels like a flap or something in the back of my throat closes off, my husba?
See your doctor: A new throat growth is definitely concerning. You should see your doctor (and eventually an ENT - otolaryngologist) so he can perform a complete history and examination on you. It may be your regular anatomy, an infection, or a cancer. This is something you don't want to ignore. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore Throat: The best treatment for a site throat depends on the cause of the sore throat. If you have strep, you need an antibiotic. If you have a virus, you need hydration, rest, and symptom control. Another cause of sore throats is post nasal drip from allergies. Gargling with warm salt water can help some with all of them. ...Read more
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