Elongation of the uvula
ELONGATION OF THE UVULA
A small piece of flesh keeps on hanging at the back portion of the tongue into the mouth and it is called uvula. When size of the uvula enlarges due to filth on the tongue, phlegm and bile disorder, it hangs on towards below. It is called elongation of the uvula. There is swelling in the throat with pain because of swelling or elongation of the uvula. In this disease, the patient faces difficulty while swallowing and speaking.
Name of the disease in different languages:
Hindi Kaua badhna
Gujrati Modhu avanu
Marathi Gibhevarajibhayne, panji bavadhene
Oriya Natak badhiva
Causes: Size of the uvula enlarges if dirt sticks on it. Sometimes, swelling occurs on the uvula because of hurt if a person eats hard foodstuff. In this way, size of it enlarges. A person faces difficulty while speaking or swallowing meal.
Symptoms: In this disease, the patient feels that a piece of flesh is touching the tongue and he suffers from painful swelling in the throat and cheek.