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Where Can I Buy A Water Irrigator For My Tonsil Stones
Store or online: You can find a water irrigator/water pick at the pharmacy or online. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: Tonsil "stones" are concretions of microscopic food particles, sloughing mucosa cells from the lining of the oral cavity, and bacteria (usually in the form of "biofilm"). Anything that causes them to be dislodged will help keep those pits in the tonsil clear. I have even known some patients who use a "water pik" to keep their tonsils clear of stones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does 'tonsil stones' stones and if i rinse my mouth with water how long will it be till it's gone?
If you eat dairy while you have tonsillitis does this put you at risk for developing tonsil stones? Does gargling salt water prevent this?
Probably not: 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 should see an otolaryngologist and discuss. ...Read more
Hiya. Tonsil stones. Tried manual pus removal and salt water/mouthwash gargles but my tonsil is still very swollen and producing pus. What can I do?
I've had a sore tonsil that goes away with salt water it looks different then the other tonsil and i keep getting tonsil stones? Any idea why?
Tonsil stones: Hello, tonsils live in the back of your throat and with every swallow of food, some particles may become trapped within the crypts of your tonsils. You are already gargling with water after meals which is helping. The only cure is a tonsillectomy. If one side is significantly larger than the other, that is another reason for ENT evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
Hi, I have removed tonsil stones using gargling salt water and a q tip and swelling has already reduced, how long for the throat discomforts to leave?
Try a Water Pik.: An oral irrigator or dental water jet device such as a Water Pik can be used to rinse out stones without traumatizing the tonsil tissues. Use it in its gentlest setting to prevent gagging. In difficult cases, see an ENT doctor. Avoid using objects such as Q-tips or your finger to manually express stones from the tonsil, as this can cause more serious pain and predispose to infection. ...Read more
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