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My uvula has been swollen to the point that I have been choking on it

My uvula has been swollen to the point that I ve been choking on it. It s much better today but my throat is sore and anything makes it burns. Everything I eat tastes funny and burns my throat. What does this mean?
Asked On : Fri, 15 Apr 2011
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ENT Specialist 's  Response

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This seems to be pharyngitis, drink plenty of warm water, do gargles with povidone iodine mouth wash. Also consult your ENT specialist in case the throat pain worsens or does not improve, as you might require antibiotics.

Take care
Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Sun, 17 Apr 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Sapan J. Pandya's  Response
The burning sensation in throat sugggests few most common things:
(i) Pharyngitis
(ii) Acid-Peptic Disorder
(iii) B-Complex Deficiency
In Pharyngitis there is fever with running nose, irritable nose.
In Acid-Peptic Disorder there is belching, heaviness in stomach..
In B-Complex Deficiency, there are ulcers surrounded by redness.
Answered: Fri, 15 Apr 2011
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