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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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What is the best treatment for tonsil stones?

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. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. David Kam
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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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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
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What is the best treatment for a swollen uvula & tonsils?

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
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Keyur Mehta
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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?

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
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Dr. Michael Pascolini
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What causes inflamed tonsils, what are the symptoms and treatment ?

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
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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?

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
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Dr. David Earle
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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. :(

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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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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