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How do you effectively get rid of tonsilloliths?

How do you effectively get rid of tonsilloliths?

Orajel mouthwash: Orajel or any other peroxide containing mouthwash can help. The peroxide bubbles and cleans the tonsillar crypts preventing tonsillitis formation. If this doesn't help see an ent. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Tonsil Stones (Definition)

Tonsil stones are white or yellow globs of foul-smelling mucus and bacteria that collect in the tonsils near the back of the throat. Tonsil stones are not dangerous, but ...Read more


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How do you get rid of tophi?

How do you get rid of tophi?

See below: Reduce the level of uric acid in your blood to a very low level, preferably lower than 4mg/dl. You should avoid foods high in purines and probably should be on urate lowering medications like allopurinol. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of tartar?

How do you get rid of tartar?

Removed by your DDS: Tarter may not be removable by you. The formation of tarter begins when the bacteria settles on your teeth. This process organizes into plaque over a 24hr period. You can remove the plaque with a toothbrush. When not removed it mineralizes into a harder material called calculus "tarter". Your dds needs special instruments "scalers" to remove the calculus. Brushing and flossing prevents calculus. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of gingivitis?

How do you get rid of gingivitis?

Don't give up!: If your good habits at home, i.e. Brushing and flossing, don't reduce the problem, you may have more serious periodontitis rather than just gingivitis. See your dentist soon. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of gingivitis?

How do you  get rid of gingivitis?

Professional care: Gingivitis is caused by a buildup of bacteria called plaque on the teeth and gums. The first step is a professional deep cleaning to remove all the plaque and calculus. Then a good home oral hygiene program is needed to keep the plaque from building up again. Home care consists of effective brushing and flosiing at least 2x/day and a antimicrobial mouth rinse. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of thrush?

How do you get rid of thrush?

Depends on condition: Adults or children who have oral thrush but are otherwise healthy can try one of these: eating unsweetened yogurt; taking acidophilus capsules or liquid. Yogurt and acidophilus don't destroy the fungus, but they can help restore the normal bacterial flora in your body. If your infection persists, your doctor will prescribe an antifungal medication. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of toothaches?

How do you get rid of toothaches?

See your Dentist: To determine the cause and the correct course of treatment. ...Read more

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So how do you get rid of tonsil stones?

So how do you get rid of tonsil stones?

Water pick: In a hurry? If you've got a water pick, a mirror, a penlight, and good coordination, you can probably manage them. A half-unbent paper clip may be more likely to hurt you but can work well. The "stones" are actually masses of keratin. Nobody understands why some folks get them. A ENT doctor can resurface your tonsils with a laser, or remove them -- the latter's probably not worth it. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of tmj?

How do you get rid of tmj?

Depends on the cause: Joint dysfunction can be from trauma, muscle imbalance, clenching, grinding, stress, joint anatomy, and malocclusion, among other causes. Malocclusion is causative or contributory in most patients w tmj. Resolving the malocclusion goes a long way toward resolving TMJ dysfunction. See an orthodontists for an occlusal evaluation. ...Read more

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How do you easily get rid of keloids?

How do you easily get rid of keloids?

No easy treatment: A keloid is an excessively large scar. All scars are permanent. Some keloids will respond to steroid injections if they are small. Some may require excision followed by pressure treatments some may even be treated with radiation after excision. Unfortunately there is a high recurrence rate for keloids. ...Read more

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How do you permanently get rid of bronchitis?

How do you permanently get rid of bronchitis?

It can reoccur: Bronchitis is an infection in the bronchial tubes (bacterial, viral...) you can clear the infection :however you can get another bronchial infection at a future date , so there is no permanent solution. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of acne?

How do you get rid of acne?

Start medications: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be used also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist might use oral accutane. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of acne?

How do you get rid of acne?

Regular care: Please consult this site for effective home care for acne: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hives?

How do you get rid of hives?

antihistamines: This is a complicated question. The simple answer or first step would be to start with an over-the-counter antihistamine like zyrtec or claritin (loratadine). If one a day is not completely effective and you are not too sleepy, increase it to twice a day (morning and night). If you are still having trouble go see your doctor at that point. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of tonsil stones?

How can you get rid of tonsil stones?

Two ways: You can try to irrigate tonsils (for example with a water pik device) to clean out the crypts. The other option is to just remove the tonsils surgically. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hyperpigmentation?

How do you get rid of hyperpigmentation?

Go away dark spots: Hyperpigmentation may be caused by chronic inflammation. I al ways imagine that any time there is inflamm, the melanocytes (pigment cells) flock to the area thinking there is a party going on and just dont leave. I like rx hydroquinone and retinoids plus sunscreen. Sunscreen and hats are the most important thing. I love obagi nuderm for this and there are botanicals too but don't work as well. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of lice?

How do you get rid of lice?

Pediculocide: The use of a pediculocide with nit killing properties like the prescription Ovide should take care of it for you. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of boils?

How do you get rid of boils?

Boils: You go see your doctor and have him treat them. They are caused by bacteria and are full of pus. Therefore you need antibiotics and they may need to be incised and drained. Let the doctor do it under sterile conditions, not you, your friend or your mom. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of oligospermia?

How do you get rid of oligospermia?

Find the reason: The treatment of oligospermia depends on the reason for the low sperm count to begin with. If it's due to cigarette smoking, for example, we stop smoking. If it's due to low hormones, hormone treatment may help. If it's due to a varicocele, surgical removal may work. In other words, find out why it exists and then treat it accordingly. ...Read more