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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
I am not...: Aware of any association between thrush and tonsilliths.

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A male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not, but..: There are crypts in the tonsil that can get filled with all kinds of debris and form "stones". They can easily be removed by your dentist. But to be s ... Read More
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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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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: It's usually trivial. It's good to get those things out as they're stinky and a social liability, as well as being uncomfortable. A water pick is by f ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsilliths: Hello. I would first recommend gargling with water on a regular basis to keep the food from impacting within the tonsillar crevices. Many patients wil ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: It may be normal to have some discharge or tonsillar exudate, that resides in crypts within the tonsils. They can be related to retained food particl ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Giddings
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Irrigate or surgery: Tonsil stones are actually lining of the crypts in the tonsil that build up. Larger crypts tend to predispose to this problem. Irrigation with a water ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil stones: Tonsil stones are common. The most frequent complaints from people with them are sore throat, scratchy throat, halitosis or bad breath and recurrent ... Read More
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil stones: Your daughter should see an ENT specialist who can go over the options with you. Need to know about frequency of sore throats/tonsillitis, frequency ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: Tonsillitis is an inflammation of tonsils and certainly can be triggered by tonsil stones. If they cause discomfort, pl see an ENT for proper advice o ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unrelated: Likely not related. Tonsil stones are a very common condition caused by bacterial colonization (biofilms) on your tonsils. Turbinate hypertrophy can h ... Read More

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