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Treatment for uvula inflammation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   hi, it feels like there is sumthing stuck in my trot for the last 4 or 5 days dosent hurt to drink or eat, it mainly feels like ita all up the left side
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hello
Doctor :   Do you have cough ?
User :   no every now an then not all the time
Doctor :   ok,have you examined in the mirror ,is the uvula normal ?
User :   it looks a little red
Doctor :   is it swollen?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok, do you feel the pain or its just that discomfort ?
User :   mainly just discomfort feel like i have to swallow all the time and a bit of pain in my neck
Doctor :   ok, i get it
Doctor :   it is due the uvula inflammation
User :   wat can i take for that
Doctor :   i advice you to gargle with either warm salt solution or a antiseptic solution like CHLORHEXIDINE thrice a day after food
Doctor :   also take multivitamin capsules one per day
User :   ok thankyou i was parnoid it mite of been cancer because i smoke
Doctor :   do the gargling two days if you do not see a relief then consult a ENT specialist for the same
Doctor :   no, no cancer can present in so short time
User :   ok thank you very much for your time
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
User :   ok i will do that
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
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