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How are tonsil stones removed?

How are tonsil stones removed?

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 more

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Dr. James Chapman
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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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I have my tonsil stone removed but still bad breath persist, what's the best thing for gargling beside salt water?

I have my tonsil stone removed but still bad breath persist, what's the best thing for gargling beside salt water?

See your dentist: You may want to schedule an appointment with your dentist and have your teeth cleaned. This is the most common reason for bad breath. ...Read more

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How can tonsil stones be removed?

How can tonsil stones be removed?

? stone: Never heard that. It may be the cheesy material loking like stone.....Clarify. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can tonsil stones cause tonsillitis? I have a tonsil stone that cannot be removed & tonsils are producing green tonsil stones. Should I worry?

Yes and no: Tonsillitis is an inflammation of tonsils and certainly can be triggered by tonsil stones. If they cause discomfort, pl see an ENT for proper advice on ongoing preventive care and regular assessment. Feel better. ...Read more

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I removed tonsil stones with a cotton.It is soft and how im breath is fresh.Do i need anything other?Or this can happen again?As i hve no symptoms

I removed tonsil stones with a cotton.It is soft and how im breath is fresh.Do i need anything other?Or this can happen again?As i hve no symptoms

Tonsillar crypt: Some things can get stuck in the crypts of the tonsils and are usually food particles. That is most likely what you had. Nothing else needs to be done. ...Read more

Excise (Definition)

To surgically remove an organ or body part or tissue. This is done with ...Read more