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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Other causes?: Seen dentist, cleared sinuses, stomach, lungs, excluded foods, tobacco, meds, dry mouth, as causes? Floss, brush, teeth, tongue? Follow up with doc.
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Dr. David Mcnay
25 years experience Dentistry
Bad bacteria: Jaguar, this must be a hard and long road of trying to find an answer to your problem. We have 200 types of bacteria that live in our mouth and gut, ... Read More
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Dr. Sunil Ummat
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sometimes: Sometimes gargling with peroxide and salt water helps. Sometimes rinsing your mouth out and gargling after meals helps.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Tonsilloliths: These are pockets of material composed mostly of calcium and other minerals/compounds such as phosphorus and magnesium, ammonia and carbonate, that ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Tonsillar stones: You can try using a medicine dropper to suck up the stones.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Pain: You must have your Primary doctor refer you to an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist to evaluate the tonsils. Yes, there is pain but the doctors can con ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Dry mouth: Dry mouth/bad breath probably not related to your tonsil removal surgery. See your Dentist to start the diagnostic process to determine which of the m ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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? stone: Never heard that. It may be the cheesy material loking like stone.....Clarify.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Always allow trained professional to manage your health for optimal outcome.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lining regrows: The epithelial lining will regrow after tonsil stones are removed as the lining may be abraided.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It's not the tonsil: The tonsils create tonsil stones or tonsilths because of the crypts in them that trap bacteria and food (see my other taps). If you continue to get to ... Read More
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