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Suggest treatment for red lump behind uvula

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Posted on Mon, 25 May 2015
Question: i have a a red lump behind my uvula on the back wall of my throat what do it mean?
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Answered by Dr. Iven Romic Rommstein (27 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
possible abscess

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to HCM.
This may be an abscess so you should see ENT doctor and do examination. if this is abscess it should be incised and drained. it may also be some other lesions such as tonsilitis or hypertrophy of tonsyles, polypes or lipomas. Wish you good health. Regards
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Brief Answer: possible abscess Detailed Answer: Hi and welcome to HCM. This may be an abscess so you should see ENT doctor and do examination. if this is abscess it should be incised and drained. it may also be some other lesions such as tonsilitis or hypertrophy of tonsyles, polypes or lipomas. Wish you good health. Regards