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After surgery under anesthetic swollen uvula. Now it has a white tip and some white spots around it (they were red and purple). Very painful. ?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
4 doctors agree

In brief: Not uncommon

The uvula may be swollen from trauma after endotracheal intubation.
Rinse with warm salt water and NSAIDs OTC for a few days. Good luck.

In brief: Not uncommon

The uvula may be swollen from trauma after endotracheal intubation.
Rinse with warm salt water and NSAIDs OTC for a few days. Good luck.
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Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
Anesthesiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Uvula

Check with your anesthesia provider. They may have had difficulty with your airway while you were under GA.

In brief: Uvula

Check with your anesthesia provider. They may have had difficulty with your airway while you were under GA.
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