My uvula has been swollen for some months and I have been to a doctor a few times with little success. The first thought my doctor had was bacterial infection so antibiotics were prescribed. Those did not work so steroids were the next choice. Again, no change. I was advised to take Claritin-D for a few weeks to see if that would reduce swelling in my sinuses and help my uvula calm down. That has not helped either. At this point I am at a loss and have no idea how to proceed from here. Any help is greatly appreciated!
Hi, is there pain and redness? If present then it may indicate an infection and treating the same may help resolve your symptoms. Sinus infections can also cause a post nasal drip and consequent inflammation of the uvula. In spite of adequate treatment if the swelling still persists and if it causing problems with swallowing, then it may need surgical correction. Please discuss this with your doctor am sure he will provide further assistance. Regards.
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