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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. Mark Ingerman
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Tonsil Stones (Definition)

Tonsil stones are 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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What herbs cure tonsil stones?

What herbs cure tonsil stones?

None really: It is not a medical problem, more of a physical one. Medications, herbs, mouthwashes generally don't help. If the tonsils have the deep crypts which trap food debris, tonsil stones will form. They can be removed cleaned out, but usually recur. If tonsil stones are a severe and chronic problem, tonsillectomy will cure the issues. See your local ent. Best wishes. ...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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Is there a cure for tonsil stones other than surgery?

Is there a cure for tonsil stones other than surgery?

Sometimes: Sometimes gargling with peroxide and salt water helps. Sometimes rinsing your mouth out and gargling after meals helps. ...Read more

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I have a tonsil stones ..plz help me to cure this?

I have a tonsil stones ..plz help me to cure this?

Tips on care: This is a very common problem. Most people can manage the condition by frequent gargling with Listerine or hydrogen peroxide, gently brushing over the area with a soft brush, or using a water pik to dislodge them. Sometimes the tonsils may become chronically infected, painful, or swollen. Then it may be time to consider removal. You will get tips like this when you see an ENT. ...Read more

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Will removing my tonsils cure tonsil stones? And will insurance help pay?

Will removing my tonsils cure tonsil stones? And will insurance help pay?

Likely: Removing the tonsils will cure tonsil stones because the tonsils will have been removed. Big surgery for this problem. Insurance benefits should be verified to answer that question. ...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

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What are other tonsil stones cure besides a tonsilectomy?

What are other tonsil stones cure besides a tonsilectomy?

Tonsilloliths: Many people have success by using a water flosser. By using a water pik, you can knock them loose. If they persist, have it checked by your doctor to make sure that it isn't something more serious. ...Read more

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I have tonsilitis. Since 5 years I have been picking my tonsil stones using toothpicks. What can I do to permanently cure them?

I have tonsilitis. Since 5 years I have been picking my tonsil stones using toothpicks. What can I do to permanently cure them?

Tonsillitis: You cannot "cure" these. They form as a natural consequence of tonsillar inflammation. If you feel you are getting too many episodes of infection, see an ENT doctor about whether they feel your tonsils should be removed (or not). ...Read more