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Tonsil stones

Homeopathy treatment for Tonsil stones

Tonsil stones, also known as tonsilloliths, are calcified masses that can form on palatine tonsils. There are three types of tonsils:

  • palatine – on the sides of throat
  • pharyngeal – at the back of  throat
  • lingual – found at the back, or base, of  tongue

Causes

Tonsil stones develop when bacteria and other debris get trapped in tiny crevices on the tonsils.

Because tonsillectomies are less common now than they once were, more people have tonsils and therefore more people are vulnerable to tonsil stones.

Removing tonsils to prevent tonsillitis used to be a very common procedure.

Symptoms

Many people with tonsil stones have no symptoms.

If symptoms occur, they include:

  • a very bad smell when the stones appear, because tonsil stones provide a home for anaerobic bacteria, which produce foul-smelling sulfides
  • a sense that something is stuck in your mouth or in the back of your throat
  • pressure or pain in your ears

Tonsil stones can look like small white or yellow flecks at the back of the throat. A large stone may be visible. Some are large enough that they jut out of the tonsils, resembling tiny rocks trapped in the mouth.

Complications

Tonsil stones are mostly harmless, even when they cause discomfort.

They may, however, signal problems with oral hygiene. People who do not brush their teeth or floss regularly are more vulnerable to tonsil stones. The bacteria that cause tonsil stones can also cause tooth decay, gum disease, and oral infections.

HOMOEOPATHIC TREATMENT

Calcarea Fluor- Top Homeopathic Medicine for Tonsil Stones

Calcarea Fluor is one of the top listed homeopathic medicine for tonsil stones. It works very effectively in dissolving hard, calcified tonsil stones. The symptoms that may be present to use this medicine are prickling sensation in the throat, and mucus dripping in the throat. The symptoms may get worse from taking cold drinks and get better from warm drinks. Night aggravation of the symptoms is also noted. In some cases, a burning sensation in the throat may be present.

Merc Sol – Homeopathic Remedy for Tonsil Stones with Bad Breath

Merc Sol is an excellent homeopathic medicine for the treatment of tonsil stones where there is a bad breath in the mouth. The tonsils look swollen, red and there may be a stinging pain present. Whitish concretions are well noted on the tonsils. The pain from tonsils may seem to radiate to the ear in some cases. A sensation of something sticking in the throat, the presence of excessive saliva and a bad or metallic taste in the mouth may also be present.

Phytolacca Decandra – Effective Homeopathic Remedy for Tonsil Stones with Difficult Swallowing

Phytolacca Decandra is a natural treatment for tonsil stones when the person experiences difficulty in swallowing. Small, yellow-white spots on the tonsils are visible. Rawness and excoriation in the throat are also present. A rough, burning, smarting sensation in the throat may also be present with the given symptoms.

Belladonna – Natural Homeopathic Remedy for Tonsil Stones with Inflamed Tonsils

Belladonna offers an effective natural cure for tonsil stones coupled with inflamed tonsils. The tonsils appear red, swollen and enlarged. A sensation of a lump is present in the throat along with a constant desire to swallow. Coughing spells and dryness of the throat with a constant desire to drink water is also present.

Hepar Sulph – Natural Homeopathic Medicine for Tonsil Stones with Ear Ache

Hepar Sulph is a well indicated homeopathic medicine for tonsil stones when an earache and a pain in the tonsils are present. Pain from the throat radiates to the ears. In most cases, this pain is present while swallowing. The pain is stitching in nature, and a sensation of a splinter in the throat is an important attending symptom. History of chronic tonsillitis is often present in most cases needing Hepar Sulph.e.t.c