What You Can Do To Eliminate of Tonsil Stones
If you have tonsil stones (medically referred to as tonsilloliths) you obviously want to know how to get rid of tonsil stones and their unpleasant symptoms such as bad breath, bad taste and sore throat.
In this article, we’re going to cover two birds with one stone, so to speak. I’m going show you an effective way to get rid of tonsil stones, as well as how to get rid of the unpleasant symptoms associated with tonsil stones.
If you don’t already know, tonsil stones occur when the tonsil trapped too much debris and other substances that they become concentrated and then solidify, forming white colored stones in the crypts of the tonsils. These crypts are like pockets located in the tonsils.
How to Dislodge Tonsil Stones
There are many was to get the tonsil stones out. One of the very best ways is to use a cotton swab and prod the tonsil stones out one at a time. You can gargle hydrogen peroxide (3% concentration) before you use the cotton swab method in order to soften the tonsil mucosa and loosen the tonsil stones.
If you have a hard time seeing the tonsil stones then it probably because it’s hiding behind the flap in FRONT of the tonsil. Just take a peek behind there and you’ll likely see the stones. You can use a dentist mirror to help you remove the stones.
Just be careful when you’re doing using the cotton swab method. Your mouth is one of the dirtiest parts of the body, so you don’t want to cause an infection in the process.
Try this method, if it doesn’t work for you, then come back to this site. There are many more natural home remedies and methods on how to get rid of tonsil stones.
I want to also quick give you some ways to can alleviate some of the nasty side effects associated with having tonsil stones. Let’s get to it…
How To Alleviate Bad Breath from Tonsil Stones
Bad breath is an unpleasant condition that is caused by tonsilloliths. It’s embarrassing and makes you incredibly self-conscious (it did for me). Although this doesn’t eliminate bad breath completely, frequently gargling with mouthwash helps to mask and eliminate some of the bad breath. Gargling the 3% hydrogen peroxide solution for about 5 minutes will also help for bad breath.
While you’re out and about living life, breath mints can also help mask the bad breath.
The most important thing though is to keep your mouth clean with AMAZING oral hygiene. Tonsil stones partly made up of bacteria, so if you keep your mouth super clean all the time, you it will help you for sure.
How to Alleviate Sore Throat Resulting from Tonsil Stones
It’s not uncommon for people with big tonsil stones to experience sore throat, especially if a person has both tonsil stones and tonsillitis simultaneously. Several things you can do to reduce the pain is to take lozenges as well as salt water gargling.
How to Reduce the Bad Taste from Tonsil Stones
Those with large tonsil stones you will experience a really bad taste at the rear of their throats. It kind of a metallic taste. Some of the bad taste can be temporarily alleviated by eating candies or flavored lozenges. Of course the best way to get the taste out is to get rid of the tonsil stones back there.
These methods have works for lots of people, but not everyone is the same. I encourage you to keep experimenting until you find something that works for you.
Please take note that if you experience any of the following symptoms it’s best that you consult a physician:
- tightening of throat; and
- ear pain.
In my obsessive quest to figure out how to get rid of tonsil stones permanently, I’ve experimented with many different techniques and home remedies for two whole years. I’ve done and exhaustive amount of research and pretty much became an expert in the subjuct (although I wish I didn’t have too). I can honestly say that not only have a figured out how to eliminate tonsil stones for myself permanently, but I’ve help other people do so as well.
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