After Tonsillectomy Uvula Feels Lumpy?
Hello, I want to ask?, After tonsillectomy, the uvula in the middle of my throat feels like a block, can it go back to normal again?
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After tonsillectomy or also known as tonsillectomy (the oeration of tonsils in the throat area) is often accompanied by accompanying complaints that may make you uncomfortable and disturbed. Some accompanying complaints that are often felt after tonsillectomy are:
2. swallow pain
3. Serious operation area
4.oral trush or fungal infection
5. decreased appetite
8. inflammation of the operating area
So if you feel a complaint of uvula, your throat area seems to be enlarged or you feel the uvula is blocking, then this is normal and is a process of travel experienced after tonsillectomy. This complaint occurs because of an inflammatory process after surgery, this inflammation process causes redness, swelling, and a lump in your throat area. These complaints often appear in the initial phase or a few days after surgery, so that after the 7th or 10th day or after the inflammation phase has passed, then the complaint will disappear or improve, so that your uvula will return to normal.
And if after more than 14 days these complaints are still disturbing, or at this time you feel uncomfortable with the complaints that you feel right now, then you should consult directly with your ENT doctor. The doctor will conduct an evaluation and examination directly on your throat or surgery area, evalution of bleeding, inflammation, and evaluation of the risk of infection to your doctor's attention. If the results of your ENT doctor's evaluation show that the recovery process is going well, then the doctor can provide further treatment and treatment. So that the complaints you feel are better and you feel calmer.
To help reduce this complaint, you should try a number of things, such as adequate water consumption, so that your throat is more comfortable, use soft / soft foods or food according to your doctor's advice during the treatment period, in addition to adequate rest and avoid sleeping late at night . Limit yourself from the risk of transmitting diseases from patients who have coughs, flu, or other diseases that are transmitted through the respiratory tract.
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