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Why does my uvula look white on the part dangling? Had outpatient surgery last week.

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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
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In brief: Irritated

Sometimes the uvula gets irritated when a breathing tube presses on it during surgery.
You can gargle with warm salty water to help. Chlorasceptic mouth spray can help with pain. Will take about 2 weeks to heal.

In brief: Irritated

Sometimes the uvula gets irritated when a breathing tube presses on it during surgery.
You can gargle with warm salty water to help. Chlorasceptic mouth spray can help with pain. Will take about 2 weeks to heal.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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