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 62 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.
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Last updated Dec 4, 2019
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