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Could I have a tonsil stone? One sided tonsillitis 3 weeks ago, still feels like something behind tonsil, sore and difficult swallowing.Treatment?

Could I have a tonsil stone? One sided tonsillitis 3 weeks ago, still feels like something behind tonsil, sore and difficult swallowing.Treatment?

Tonsillar infection: You need to see a doctor asap. This could possibly represent a tonsillar or peri or retrotonsillar abscess which can be very severe. Please go and see a doctor, preferably an ENT specialist quickly. Good luck and hope this is amenable to rapid and simple treatment. ...Read more

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I don't want to live with tonsil stones. What is the best treatment?

I don't want to live with tonsil stones. What is the best treatment?

Treatment: You can try saline gargle, use a water pick to remove them. Elimination of tonsillar crypts with chemical, laser or radiofrequency ablation also helps. ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment to get rid of tonsil stones?

What is the most common treatment to get rid of tonsil stones?

4 common treatments: 4 common treatments: 1) gargle/water pick to wash the debris away - temporary 2) treat with long course of antibiotics (6 weeks) many times is effective (may recur) 3) treat for acid reflux as an underlying condition leading to chronic inflammation and tonsil enlargement 4) surgery (permanent). ...Read more

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What's a natural treatment for tonsil stones and my bad breath?

What's a natural treatment for tonsil stones and my bad breath?

Irrigate with saline: Be careful you don't aspirate one into your lung if you are irrigating your tonsils. ...Read more

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What can I do 4tonsil stones so big they have torn my tonsil crypts open, they bleed & smell & i can't remove them thy r 2 deep. Gp says no treatment?

What can I do 4tonsil stones so big they have torn my tonsil crypts open, they bleed & smell & i can't remove them thy r 2 deep. Gp says no treatment?

Surgery?: You can try something that is called a waterpik in the usa. It's a small hand-held device that shoots a stream of water. You can try this to flush out the crypts. Beyond that, surgery could be done (tonsillectomy versus cryptolysis). Tonsil stones usually don't lead to any further medical complications so any treatment will need to take side effects & complications into account. ...Read more

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Treatment for Graves' disease Can tonsil stones cause elevated T3 (liothyronine) T4 results?

Tonsil stones: NO - tonsil stones are a conglamoration of material produced in the various "nooks and crannies" of the tonsils they are limited to the tonsils and do not effect the thyroid gland. As worse they can cause bad breath and pain. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for tonsil stones?

Learn to remove them: Get a penlight and a mirror and half-unbend a paper clip. You'll get good at it. They come back. If it's truly a nuisance, a otolaryngologist can laser-resurface your tonsils. ...Read more

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What is the cure for tonsil stones?

What is the cure for tonsil stones?

None that I know of,: ... But, taking a daily probiotic preparation has been demonstrated to benefit the immune system, and to reduce upper respiratory infections (uri's) - reduced frequency, duration, and severity - in randomized prospective clinical trials. Probiotics have also been found to reduce ear infections in children. I recommend them for my patients with tonsil stones, and tonsillitis, with great benefit. ...Read more

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Has anyone had their tonsils out to cure tonsil stones or tonsiloliths? What can I expect?

Has anyone had their tonsils out to cure tonsil stones or tonsiloliths? What can I expect?

Tonsil stones: There is a lot of info about tonsil stones and tonsillectomy at this link below: http://www.Healthguidehq.Com/know-before-removing-tonsil-stones.Html. ...Read more