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Tonsil stones
I am having recurring bad breath due to tonsil stones even after brushing and flossing regularly. Can this be treated by medications or any advice would be helpful.
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Regular gargling with plain water helps u avoid this situation. If it still persists its time to visit an ENT doctor.
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Use plain water gargles/betadine gargles
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don't try to remove with fingers/pointed instruments. consult online instead.
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Sir u have to understand that tonsil stones are formed because of calcium deposits over the crypts of tonsils which when deep trap food particles which in turn cause bacterial infection leading to bad breath ... Medicine can provide only temporary relief as the crypts will alwaz be there unless the tonsil as a whole is removed ... Plz consult an ent specialist
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betadine gargles will help
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Attach pictures of throat .Consult online for further evaluation.
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The only safe and definitive treatment is LASER assisted Tonsillar Ablation, where we use the LASER to vaporise about 2mm off the surface of the tonsils to remove the deep pits which trap food particles which ultimately form the tonsil stones.
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You are welcome to come down to Bangalore an meet me. I do this procedure routinely.
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