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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Two ways: One way it so squeeze out the tonsils on a periodic basis. The other is a tonsillectomy.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Remove them: They'll keep coming back, but you can remove them easily enough using a water pick, penlight, mirror, and good hand-eye coordination. If you use a hal ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not related: Frequent sinus infections and constant tonsil stones are not related. One does not lead to the other. See an ENT for examination and discussion of tre ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends size: I could imagine. It really depends the size. I wonder how crowded your pharynx is. There also may be postnasal drip causing cough. Have it checked ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
21 years experience Family Medicine
Swallowing : If you are having trouble swallowing safely, you should see a Speech therapist for treatment. You may also to see an ENT (ear, nose throat doctor, al ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not much: If you have a bad taste in the mouth and a bad odor to your breath, tonsillectomy will cure the problem. I do not think you can do anything to make t ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Simple: You got the trap/filter ( tonsil ) removed.......but the other factors which are responsible for recurrent respiratory infection remained intact.....n ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sarandeep Makkar
Specializes in Family Medicine
Tonsillitis: If this is going on for 7 months , you have chronic tonsillitis . Your glands in the neck are trying to fight the infection. Please see ENT , likely y ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil Stones: Recurrent tonsil stones or tonsiloliths are a reason for removal of tonsils. Consult with your ear nose and throat specialist to answer questions you ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: singulair won't, and claritin would partially help, you may very well have chronic sinusitis and may need an antibiotic, / more medicines to control y ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Yes they can. You need to consult with an ENT doctor about your tonsils. Sometimes a course of an antibiotic like Clindamycin can be helpful in changi ... Read More
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