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What Is The Flap In Your Throat
Nasal Rinse: There are many different ways to dislodge mucus in the back of your throat including blowing, snorting, sniffing, gargling, and other techniques. Chronic problems with build of of thick mucus may respond best to a regimen that includes nasal/sinus rinsing. This form of rinse will also help loosen mucus in the "nasopharynx" or back of the nose/throat. Ent exam helps to determine the cause. ...Read more
What is considerd the back of your throat is it the part yoy see past your tonsills and ubvla or is your tonsills and ubula the back?
That's easy: The tonsils are located on the sides of your throat and they normally are a peanut size. The uvula is hanging in middle of your throat as you look into the mirror and open your mouth. ...Read more
Is the epiglottis connected to the left and right sides of the throat by white cord looking skin that attaches near tonsils? Or what would that be?
Not epiglottis: In general, you cannot see your epiglottis which covers the vocal folds. Furthermore, it is a midline structure and not a left and right white structure. You may be looking at the anterior pillars of the tonsillar fossa. Finally, if you have had a tonsillectomy you may be looking at scar tissue. ...Read more
Throat bumps: Hello, the bumps you are noticing on the back of your throat are called lymph tissue. They are tonsil-like islands of tissue that are normal. They may be red and inflamed with infection or allergy post nasal drainage. It's always a good idea to confirm this with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Not usually: You do have lymph nodes on the back wall of the throat that could be enlarged, sometimes you can see the outline of spinal vertebrae. It could be other things, as well. However, you really need to get this checked out with your doctor if it has been there for a whild. ...Read more
Uvula: It is called the uvula.Get a more detailed answer ›
What do you mean?: The term "knot" means nothing to me. You have to be more descriptive and clear about what you are talking about. Are you talking about swelling of the structure, are you talking about a growth? If you can take a picture of it and upload that it would be helpful. ...Read more
No: The trachea is normally in the midline. You need to see a doctor to evaluate the tracheal deviation. ...Read more
Pink to red: Similar to mouth and gumsGet a more detailed answer ›
I have tongue-tie. The surgeon told that my case was severe as the frenum is extended to the bottom of the tongue. What are the risks of frenectomy?
Experienced surgeon!: Frenulotomy (just clipping) has minimimal risk of bleeding, infection, ulceration, damage to tongue or saliva gland ducts. Frenuloplasty involves removal and plastic surgery repair, a bigger procedure requiring general anesethesia. Scar tissue and recurrent 'tethering' of tongue, injury to nerves or glands, bleeding and infection are minimized by an experienced surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Trouble swallowing: Many causes, mostly involve the nerves and muscles of the throat. Need a doctor to assess the severity....Complex actions in swallowing, involving tongue, soft palate and throat.Vocal cords have to close too so the food doesn't fall into the airway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Talus: Talus.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can a tooth infection create pain in the jaw, ear and a sensation of sore throat on the one side?If so what treatment is needed?
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