Trabuco Canyon, CA
A 23-year-old female asked:
How long does it take for tonsil stones to go away if you do the salt gargle rinse 3-4 times a day?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Tonsil stones: Gargling with warm salt water or other washes may or may not dislodge tonsillar stones. I don't recommend it, but scraping with a cotton swab or your finger may remove a small tonsillar stone if you can reach it. If you do this you must gargle immediately afterwards. For larger stones or if inflammation, consult an Otolaryngologist.
119 viewsAnswered Dec 04, 2019
Last updated Dec 4, 2019
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