How to get rid of the pus and spots on both tonsils and other side is swollen. I also have sore throat. Please suggest.

Tonsil stones are basically the odorous and small white balls that develop at the back of ones throat. These tonsils balls are mostly formed on account of the combination of oral bacteria, post-nasal drip as well as certain trapped particles of food along with any dead white blood cells. A tonsils stones diet should not include any dairy products as dairy is known to promote the buildup of calcium as well as mucous which are both known to contribute to tonsil stones. Similarly for preventing tonsil stones one should also avoid eating just before going to bed as the particles of food that remain behind in one’s mouth tend to build up in the tonsils. Brushing the tongue with a toothbrush on a regular basis can prevent this. For preventing tonsil stones one should also gargle their throat with some warm salt water as this also helps prevent any bacteria from accumulating. The tonsil stones diet should also exclude caffeine and sugar rich foods as they are known to contribute to tonsil stones. One should also drink plenty of water for preventing tonsil stones as it keeps the body well hydrated.

answered by K C

What causes tonsil stones?

The tonsils are located at the back of the throat and are a pair of gland-like structures. These structures work to protect the body as they contain lymphocytes which are used to fight off foreign substances as part of the immune system’s functioning. Often the tonsils themselves get infected as they are subjected to a number of different bacteria and viruses present in the environment. The causes of tonsil stones may be listed as any type of infection or disease that can affect the tonsils themselves.

Tonsil stones are whitish yellow colored hardened masses which are made up of dead tissue and mucus. The surface of the tonsils themselves is made up of many different small folds and crevices. When the gland is infected, there is a chance that this can lead to the collection of dirt and infected material in these gaps. When these collections grow larger they may form into hardened masses that may be coughed out. These masses are foul smelling and are indicative of an ongoing but mild infection in the tonsils. Other symptoms of tonsil stones include bad breath and chronic sore throat issues. When an individual suffers from tonsil stones, he or she must gargle and treat the issue so that the glands return to normal health.

answered by A S

How can I get rid it?

Gargling with warm salt water is one of the best ways to get rid of tonsil stones naturally especially in the initial stages when the stones are small in size. One or two drops of grape fruit seed extract can also be added to an antiseptic mouthwash to effectively remove small tonsil stones. Gargling with this mouthwash two times a day is very helpful in eliminating smaller tonsil stones. One of the other useful home remedies for tonsil stones is regularly sipping a concoction of warm water, juice of one lemon, salt and honey. Many people also drink a mixture of warm milk and turmeric and pepper powder to get rid of tonsil stones naturally. This remedy should be followed at least 3 days in a row for best results. Another one of the home remedies for tonsil stones can be prepared by boiling 2 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in half a liter of water till it reduces to half. This mixture can then be strained and used as a gargling solution to eliminate tonsil stones. Other than natural remedies to get rid of tonsil stones it is also important to maintain good dental hygiene to prevent as well as treat tonsil stones.

answered by G R

Treatment for pus and spots on tonsils -

  • Do not take too hot or too cold drinks.
  • Take 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder in 1/2 cup of luke warm water and drink it once daily in the morning.
  • Take a homeopathic remedy called as silicea 200, 1 dose only in s.L powder at bed time every 3rd night for 15 days.
  • Take a homeopathic remedy called as Bryonia 30, 5 pills and belladonna 30, 5 pills morning and night respectively. Don't take these medicines if you are taking silicea 200.

answered by D M K

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