Conditions with symptom: 'plaque'
Hi, has anyone heard of tonsiliths or tonsil stones. I think I have them at the moment and don't know how to get rid of them. They are white stuff/spots on the tonsils. They are a build up of food/ plaque etc.. that stick in the crevices of your tonsils and create BAD BREATH! I used to get these as a teenager and was given and endless array of antibiotics. Dunno why they have come back. Any advice welcome.
I have these too..please let me know if u find a cure I hate them and they get me down.
hi i have these. its caused by bacteria getting stuck in the holes in the tonsil area. These holes were ment to get smaller and close up with age but some remain big. therefore all food and bacteria accumilate in the holes. I dig mine out with cotton buds and wipe over the area with a chlorhexidine based mouthwash. I think if you want and the doctor says you can have the tonisl area removed or quarterized. But it will always get stuck in there unless you get them out! hope that helps
I want to kill myself because my partner of 30 years can't stand to be near me, nor can my family and my work collegues!! I don't go to any family gatherings and my grandaughter does not want to come near me! I can't take it anymore, I used to be really outgoing but have become withdrawn and unsociable As soon as anyone is near me they look like they want to throw up!!! I have spent over a thousand pounds to be told that I have plaque below the gum line and my jaw bone is dropping please help me!!! Because if this carries on I won't be here for much longer!!
I have a problem with tonsil stones that drives me crazy. I don't have bad breath all the time, usually when I am having sinus trouble. I have begged my husband to tell me when he smells my breath, but he won't do it because he doesn't want to hurt my feelings. For the past couple of months I have been using a sinus rinse/neti pot in morning and before bed. I drink 2 oz of water mixed with 2 oz of apple cider vinegar. I am using a water pik with vinegar water and I haven't had a problem with the stones since. I still am not sure it is because of this new routine or I'm just not having a problem at the moment, but none of these things can hurt.
I too suffer from chronic bad breath. Recently I had a cat scan done and found out there was large amounts of feces in the intestines. I was told to take more fiber like Metamucil and drink saline laxitives such as magnesium citrate. I'm slowly beginning to notice a change, however the odor is still there, especially after eathing. Nevertheless, I do see some improvements. Perhaps your odor is intestinal related as well??
I am 30 years old and have been diagnosed with Peyronies, I get bad pain when having sex which makes it off putting and sometimes pain when my penis is soft. I dont however have any curve in my penis. When I saw the urologist he explained the operation to correct the curve and shorten the penis but when i explained there is no curve he told me that the procedure requires it. I am confused? why would he shorten my penis when there is no curve? I feel that i just need the plaque removed. In fact although i have a whole vein that is hard and lumpy, it is only a particular nodule that causes the pain. I have also noticed that I cant always aim straight when urinating. I have scanned the internet but it appears that i am the only one without a curve. Please help, I am still young and This is affecting my life.
Your not the only one, my husband too does not have the curve.
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