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concerns after surgery

what causes your uvula to be swollen and turn your tongue and uvula white?
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

Most common cause for white patches is candidiaisis. It is usually caused by candida albicnas, which is a fungal infection. The white patches have a cottage cheese appearance. They can occur as a consequence to mouth/throat infection or sometimes steroid inhalers are known to promote their growth. This can cause a swollen uvula. Your will need to consult  a doctor for proper assessment. In the meantime you can try warm salt water gargles and betadine mouthwashes.
http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Ear--Nose--Throat/concerns-after-surgery/show/1871947#
Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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