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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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Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Tonsil Stones (Definition)

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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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 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 is the treatment for gall bladder stones? Is it only surgery?

What is the treatment for gall bladder stones?  Is it only surgery?

Not always: Many people have gall stones and have no symptoms - they require no treatment. The definitive treatment for symptomatic gall stones is surgery, but there are also medications that can cause gall stones to dissolve over time. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of chronic tonsil stones/Tonsilloliths?(No tonsillectomy/No Antibiotics)

What is the best way to get rid of chronic tonsil stones/Tonsilloliths?(No tonsillectomy/No Antibiotics)

Gargle: Start with a salt water gargle and then proceed to using some numbing materials such as Cepastat or Chloraseptic and then utilizing a cotton swab type stick such as Q-tip to try and dislodge the tonsilith. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for tonsillar cancer?

What is the treatment for tonsillar cancer?

Tonsillectomy : Take out the tonsil put the tonsil and send it to pathology for analysis for cancer. Treatment depends on what they find. ...Read more

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What is the cure for swollen kidney in infants?

What is the cure for swollen kidney in infants?

Find cause first: First the cause of the problem has to be identified before a treatment can be advised. ...Read more

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What is the least painful treatment for kidney stone removal?

What is the least painful treatment for kidney stone removal?

Here are some...: The degree of suffering from stone removal highly varies depending on surgeon's skill, size of stones, and complexity of the procedures. So, it is hard to state which one is least painful. For the individual details, ask your urologist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for tonsillitis?

What is the treatment for tonsillitis?

Tonsillitis: Bacterial tonsillitis is treated with antibiotics. If the patient had a lot of swelling a doc might add steroids. I also recommend chloraseptic spray followed by gargles with listerine. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for tonsillitis?

Antibiotics: But this depends upon the etiology (cause) of the tonsillitis. Often bacterial, it may be due to other organisms like viruses. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for kidney stones while pregnant?

What is the treatment for kidney stones while pregnant?

Fluids, pain control: No treatment is necessary if stones are asymptomatic. Should symptoms occur, hydration, pain control, and antibiotics if infection is present usually suffice. Careful monitoring of renal function is necessary. Dietary discretion is advised to avoid recurrence. Occasionally, surgical management such as stenting and more may be necessary if obstructive symptoms develop. ...Read more

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What causes kidney stones and what is procedure for dissolving called?

What causes kidney stones and what is procedure for dissolving called?

Several causes: Generally increased saturation of urine with oxalates procedure is lithotripsy - the ultrasound breakdown of the calculi. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for sialolithiasis?

What is the treatment for sialolithiasis?

Cialolithiasis: Stones in the salivary glands treatment depends on the size of the stones. For small stones, hydration, nsaids , moist heat & sucking on citrus fruit. For larger stones, surgical removal. Sometimes, to prevent infection, antibiotics are used. ...Read more

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What is the reason for kidney stones?

What is the reason for kidney stones?

Kidney stones: Hello ~ A: lithogenic urine. Too much calcium, calcium carbonate (CaCO3) uric acid, or oxalates ( and a few others) in the urine, associated with dehydration = stones. SEE BELOW: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kidney-stones/basics/causes/con-20024829 thanks ...Read more

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What is a treatment for kidney stones?

What is a treatment for kidney stones?

Kidney stone.: Kidney stones up to 5mm in size will predictably pass on their own. Just drink plenty of water so you produce a lot of urine, dilate those ureters and allow the stone to pass. It may hurt while it's on its way out, but it'll pass. Bigger stones will likely get stuck and will cause tremendous pain and will have to be removed by lithotripsy or cystoscopy. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of gallbladder stones?

What is the treatment of gallbladder stones?

Depends: If your not having symptoms leave them alone. If you begin having pain, fever or severe indigestion then it's time for cholecystectomy ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for complications from kidney stone?

What is the best treatment for complications from kidney stone?

Depends: Depends on the nature of complication........Hydrnephrosis will need stenting, pyelonephritis will need additinal antibiotic, renal failure will need dialysis/ultrfiltration, pain med, ....... ...Read more

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