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What is the best treatment for tonsil stones?

What is the best treatment for tonsil stones?

See an ENT: These can be removed with a surgical probe. Some people try to do this with a toothpick, but this is a dangerous practice and should be discouraged. If these become extremely large and recurrent it is sometimes an indication for tonsillectomy. But the best person to make that decision would be an ENT doctor. ...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 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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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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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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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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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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