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I have holes in my tonsils

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Cryptic Tonsils: Sounds like white blood cells and inflammation that collect in crypts in your tonsils very commonly. Tonsils are lymphoid tissue that fight infection.

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A female asked:
Dr. Francine Greco
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Cryptic tonsils: All tonsils are not created equal! Some are big, some are small. Some have holes (cryptic), some are smoothe. It does not make a difference what the ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: not sure what you mean by "throat caved in"???? Get examined and get a strept test and a mononucleosis test.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
How long?: The odds are that you are merely having a cold. But if the symptoms are getting worse or persist beyond 10 days , the likelihood of a sinus infection ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Tonsilitis: This should checked and your throat cultured. There ae several possibilities from viral infection to bacterial and strep commonly as well. There is no ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil crypt?: May be a deep crypt in the tonsil but best to have it examined by your otlaryngologist to determine the exact cause.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
27 years experience Family Medicine
Not to worry: The place where the stones were is not really a hole but a place where drainage can gather to form a stone. Drinking water and gargling can help prev ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Sounds like its time t o get your tonsils removed. Check with your doctor about a tonsillectomy.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Tonsil Stone: The small yellow ball was most likely a tonsil stone.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: I suggest a medical examination- cannot be diagnosed online.

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