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can tonsil stones irritate my tonsil to the point of bleeding i have no pains or other symptoms i wake up sometimes and spit blood out

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Talk with your doc: It's possible for this to happen but it's also possible something else may be causing enough blood to collect in your mouth that you have to spit up. ... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Severe: Tonsillitis can give those symptoms. He could have an abscess also hope he saw his own doctor he should be rechecked
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Brush teeth,dentist: Overall it seems you have hit the most important thing on the head - improved oral hygiene! the bleeding can be from gum disease although more serious ... Read More
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
See ENT MD: Sounds like part of your problem is tonsils. Not uncommon. See your ENT doctor and see your dentist to cover all bases. Good luck.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
34 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Tonsil can bleed: If you manipulate a tonsil stone within the crypt of a tonsil which may be inflamed you can get some bleeding after probing in the area. Try ice water ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
See an ENT: I don't know how you did that, but if you caused trauma to your tonsils, the bleeding could become an infection later. Your ENT likely has a method yo ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Gum disease: Bleeding gums can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. These bacteria, along with mucus and other particles, constantly f ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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No: Common to bleed if you dig in them. Make sure you gargle with salt water and dont take aspirin or ibuprofe. If it doesnt stop. you need to go to the E ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Tonsil stones: How would this cause "fatal bleeding and death"? Please talk to your mental health provider about better management of your anxiety disorder.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: Stop irritating your throat. If the pain does not get better on its own, see your doctor. You might have an infection.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil stones: Hello, it depends on how you are dislodging the tonsilliths. I recommend a forceful gargle after every meal. This should be the most atraumatic way to ... Read More
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