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Can Dentists Remove Tonsil Stones
Recently I've been getting tonsil stones. Should I see a doctor or dentist for proper removal. I take them out there always seem to be more ?
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16 yr old has chronic bad breath. Dentists say not teeth/gums. Read about tonsil stones. It looks like she has 1. Should i take her to dr? Any info?
I always get tonsil stones on my throat, sometimes big sometimes small. How to treat this? Dentist or ENT?
A dentist told me that I have infection and she suggests me indclox and milixim, tonsil stones are growing till, im very upset, wht i do?
Technically....: Yes. However, that seems quite severe- your question implies either you have had tonsil stones that have been somehow removed, or you are concerned about having them form without initially having them. Discuss it thoroughly with your pcp or surgeon, to weigh the benefits vs the risks. ...Read more
Tonsil stones.: Tonsils are filled with nooks and crannies where bacteria and dead cells and mucous become trapped. The debris becomes concentrated in white formations that occur in the pockets and tonsil stones, or tonsilloliths, are formed when this trapped debris calcifies. This tends to happen most often in people who have chronic inflammations like sinusitis. Cannot prevent them except tonsillectomy. ...Read more
My daughter appears to have tonsil stones. Although she had her tonsils removed nine years ago. Is this possible?
Tonsils: The palatine tonsils usually do not come back following removal, however the lingual tonsils can get enlarged and produce symptoms. The best way is to take a picture of the back of the mouth and present it here or show to an ENT physician to describe what you mean by "tonsil stones" ...Read more
I have a bad breath and get stinky tonsil stones all the time .Should i get my tonsil removed to be free from this problem.
Maybe cause: But see a dentist if you have not had your teeth thoroughly cleaned in the past 4-6 months. Periodontal disease (gum disease) does cause bad breath. Also you need to be on a meticulous oral hygiene program: oral b electric toothbrush, floss, interdental stimulator (rotapoints or stimudents) and tongue scraper as the back of the tongue holds some "stinky" debris. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I removed tonsil stones 7 days ago.But now chking fr it i found that a white spot its again growing.What I do now.Is there no cure?
Tonsil stones: You can remove these carefully with a pointed implement, but they are prone to reforming. Consultation with an ENT doctor to determine whether the tonsils are in a condition suggesting a need for surgical removal is another possibility. Good luck. ...Read more
I frequently have tonsil stones and remove them. I also have acid reflux. Could my acid reflux have anything to do with the stones?
Tonsil Stones: Tonsil stones are actually not "stones", but instead are clusters of bacteria and often fungus. The surface of each tonsil is lined by hole or tonsillar crypts. Sometimes, bacteria clog these crypts, and come to the surface of the tonsils as "stones". They stink and may contribute to sore throat, but mostly cause bad breath. Gargle with warm salt water. Tonsillectomy cures cryptic tonsillitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have tonsil stones.White smelly things on my right tonsil. I don't get them a lot and they go away in few days.Should i get my tonsils removed?
Probably not: This is a very common problem. Most people can manage the condition by frequent gargling with listerine or hydrogen peroxide, gently brushing over the area with a soft brush, or using a water pik to dislodge them. Sometimes the tonsils may become chronically infected, painful, or swollen. Then it may be time to consider removal. You should see an otolaryngologist and discuss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had really bad tonsil stones for a while, I need to remove them daily and my tonsils bleed, is this serious or am I doing something wrong?
Tonsil stones :
Tonsil stones are the result of chronic changes in the crypts of the tonsil. Actually food gets stuck and hardens in the crypts and causes a local infection and thus bleeds. The food putrifies and is smelly when it is expressed from the tonsil. You need to get your tonsils out. You can try a water pic jet spray to help clean out the crypts.
But at the end of the day, they need to be out. ...Read more
I've been getting a lot of tonsil stones recently. Should i be concerned? I don't want to get my tonsils removed, can a better diet prevent it?
Been struggling with my tonsils since January. The problem is tonsil Stones and many burps. Will my disgusting burps go away if I remove my tonsils?
Tonsils: Sorry you are struggling so long but you MUST see an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist as soon as possible. Please have your Primary doctor refer you. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
Various ways: I have known patients who were bothered by their "tonsil stones" who used a tooth-pick to clean out the tonsil stones; others reported that they used a "water pik" with great success. Try also daily gargling with salt water (saline) containing manuka honey - "nature's antibiotic". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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