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What causes swollen uvula?

Reaction. Other than trauma, surgical manipulation, or a mass - the things that can cause swelling are usually related to an "reaction". It could be due to certain med (ace inhibitors), due to an allergic type response, or due from a hereditary condition (c1 esterase defiency) that allows fluid to improperly fill tissue spaces. Read more...

What causes a uvula to be inflamed/red? Is it silent reflux?

Post nasal drip. Usually the uvula is not inflamed alone. If you have post nasal drip from allergies. Silent reflux should have other things inflamed. Are you overweight? Do you notice coughing at night? If you are having problems then ask your doctor so you can be better. Read more...

What does a swollen uvula with white patches and a swollen neck mean it is very painfull and it is not strep I was tested for that?

Pharyangitis. It could be a non-strep infection of the throat. It might be bacteria or viral - oly your md can determine if antibiotics can help. If it isn't improved you might need to go back to see them. Read more...