Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)

Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) is a procedure that removes excess tissue in the throat to make the airway wider. This sometimes can allow air to move through the throat more easily when you breathe, reducing the severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Symptoms

Symptoms

Symptoms for a swollen uvula may include:

  • Trouble swallowing
  • Swollen tonsils
  • Trouble breathing
  • Gagging
Treatment

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