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Thursday, April 17, 2014
Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
I had an endoscopic ultrasound on my lower esophagus yesterday. Yesterday and today, my uvula has been extremely swollen and I have had ear discomfort. Should I be concerned or is this a normal side effect from the EUS?
This can be just irritation of the uvula from the procedure. This should settle in a few days. Ibuprofen may help your symptoms.
Lee Zimmer, MD
Assistant Professor or Otolaryngology, Director of Endoscopic Cranial Base Center
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati