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My uvula is huge and it is sitting on my tongue and its kind

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My uvula is huge and it is sitting on my tongue and its kind of irritating. Its been that way for about three months now. Is this something I should go see a doctor about or should I even be worried about this?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 6 years ago.
Hello,
If this is bothering, then of course see a doctor, speficallly an ENT, ear, nose and throat doctor, also, known an otolaryngologist. And, there is a procedure to remove or trim the uvula.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
well what could be causing this??
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 6 years ago.
Hello,
There really is no known other cause other than an chronic infection, similiar to what causes your tonsils to be constantly irritated or inflammed - so usually a streptococcus infection.
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