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How long is uvulopalatopharyngoplasty surgery recovery time?

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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: It varies

But count on a very sore throat and a very soft diet for 2-3 weeks.

In brief: It varies

But count on a very sore throat and a very soft diet for 2-3 weeks.
Dr. Daniel Sampson
Dr. Daniel Sampson
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Dr. BERT W WINTERHOLLER
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Soft palate surgery

This surgery is typically done to treat sleep apnea.
It's purpose is to tighten the opening to the throat by lifting the uvula and the soft palate off the. Back of the throat while sleeping. Patients typically experience moderately intense pain especially during swallowing for 3-5 days. Thereafter the healing process extends for 14-21 days with swallowing and speech gradually returning to norma.

In brief: Soft palate surgery

This surgery is typically done to treat sleep apnea.
It's purpose is to tighten the opening to the throat by lifting the uvula and the soft palate off the. Back of the throat while sleeping. Patients typically experience moderately intense pain especially during swallowing for 3-5 days. Thereafter the healing process extends for 14-21 days with swallowing and speech gradually returning to norma.
Dr. BERT W WINTERHOLLER
Dr. BERT W WINTERHOLLER
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