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Deviated uvula, throat irritation. Causes?

hi , I am 20 years old ,, 3 days ago i started having strange symptoms ,,, i started clearing my throat a lot of times to the extent that it started to get tired from it ,, it is very viscid discharge , and i don t swallow it from the first time , i have to swallow many times to clear my throat . I think my uvula is deviated to the left a little bit ?!?!
Asked On : Sun, 8 Jul 2012
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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

The need to clear your throat because of mucus is usually to rhinosinusitis (inflammation of the nasal passages and sinuses).

It more commonly occurs as a result of allergies or infection (viral infection such as the cold).

If due to allergies then it would be important to avoid the source if it is known.

Other aspects of treatment are the use of a topical steroid nasal spray and an antihistamine.

I hope this helps
Answered: Mon, 7 Apr 2014
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