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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
39 years in practice
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What is the best treatment for tonsil stones?

Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
39 years in practice
137M people helped
What is the best treatment for tonsil stones?

Water pick: One of these, plus a mirror, a penlight, and good coordination is your best option. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. David Kam
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
31 years in practice
1M people helped
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I don't want to live with tonsil stones. What is the best treatment?

Dr. David Kam
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
31 years in practice
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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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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Board Certified, Cosmetic Dentistry
28 years in practice
926K people helped
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What is the best treatment for a swollen uvula & tonsils?

Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Board Certified, Cosmetic Dentistry
28 years in practice
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See your physician.: First, the reason for the swelling must be determined. Then the proper treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
30 years in practice
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What's the best treatment for a swollen red tonsil?

Dr. Luis Villaplana
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
30 years in practice
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MEDICAL : Treatment is what's indicated.

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. Keyur Mehta
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
12 years in practice
31K people helped
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Can a 35mm tonsil tumor be removed by surgery or it must be treated by radiotherapy? What will be the best therapy for stage 1 carcinoma of tonsil?

Dr. Keyur Mehta
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
12 years in practice
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Can a 35mm tonsil tumor be removed by surgery or it must be treated by radiotherapy? What will be the best therapy for stage 1 carcinoma of tonsil?

Both: Tonsillar cancer has commonly been treated with radiation therapy with concurrent chemotherapy with great efficacy. More recently a robotic surgical resection of the tonsil has been done; however, many of these cases still require radiation therapy after surgery due to high risk pathologic features. ...Read more

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Dr. Venkata Vallury
Board Certified, Pediatrics
38 years in practice
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Is my infected nose ring piercing, swollen painful tonsil and throat and extreme headache and tiredness linked? Best treatment?

Dr. Venkata Vallury
Board Certified, Pediatrics
38 years in practice
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Is my infected nose ring piercing, swollen painful tonsil and throat and extreme headache and tiredness linked? Best treatment?

Infection: see your Primary care Doc and start taking antibiotics otherwise the infection can spread to your brain resulting in meningitis. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Pascolini
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
12 years in practice
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What causes inflamed tonsils, what are the symptoms and treatment ?

Dr. Michael Pascolini
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
12 years in practice
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What causes inflamed tonsils, what are the symptoms and treatment ?

Bacteria vs virus: There are a few ways your tonsils could get inflamed. Usually it would start with a viral infection. If the body can't fight it appropriately, then it can become bacterial. This may take 5-7 days . At this point you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Dr. John Feola
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
26 years in practice
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I have osa and am waiting for treatment (removing tonsils). Is there anything i can do while im waiting for treatment. I have 12 interruptions an hour?

Dr. John Feola
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
26 years in practice
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I have osa and am waiting for treatment (removing tonsils). Is there anything i can do while im waiting for treatment. I have 12 interruptions an hour?

FATIGUE WITH OSA: Provigil iand nuvigil help with energy and fatigue Also adderal/Ritalin/Starttera. Start a gluten free diet WEIGHT LOSS IS CRITICAL .Wholeapproach.com gut loss.com. If CPAP or BIPAP is poorly tolerated seek ENT CONSULT for UPP/ vs Hyoid suspension. ...Read more

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Dr. Diane Minich
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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Tonsils pain in neck feeling not beter any quick treatment for tonsils?

Dr. Diane Minich
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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Tonsils pain in neck feeling not beter any quick treatment for tonsils?

If not better.: See doctor to rule out strep or peri-tonsilar abscess. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
Board Certified, General Surgery
26 years in practice
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I'll have to have my tonsils removed--what am I looking at for recovery time? What post surgery treatment should I apply? Needing some reassurance. :(

Dr. David Earle
Board Certified, General Surgery
26 years in practice
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I'll have to have my tonsils removed--what am I looking at for recovery time? What post surgery treatment should I apply? Needing some reassurance. :(

Ask your doctor: These are typically done as an outpatient, but techniques and individual medical problems all play a role in recovery times. Call your surgeon to find out about your case. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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