Posted 7/3/2008 3:47 AM (GMT -6)
I had a really bad case of them when I had recurrent colds and bronchitis shortly after I was diagnosed with asthma in the early ' was a tough go being sick all the time.
I started cleaning out my tonsils periodically and begged my ENT to remove them. NO go on that one to which I'm still ticked about.

There was a huge thread on the topic on the Healthboards....some people actually use a Water Pik to flush them out...never tried that. I use q-tips to squeeze the "gunk" out of my tonsils every morning after brushing....gross, I know...but anything's better than having the those beasties created in there and ultimately ending up in my mouth.

*Heather*Status: mini flare Dec 28... tapered to every 4th night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~5ASA: Asacol (6 daily) + Salofalk enemas (increase for flares tapered to maintenance)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~Probiotic 3(Natural Factors Protec) bedtime + 1 (Primadophilus Reuteri) occasionally
~multi-digestive enzymes as needed ....zymactive 3 - 5x daily
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux) Effexor XR 75mg;  Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS"  worth it !!!

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