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tonsil stones in one tonsil

A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O CRYPT TRAPPING: YES: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured and a full panel of blood work. Empiric antibiotics Also ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: A small amount of asymmetry in paired organs is quite common and is normal. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grai ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Tonsil stones can be irritating to the tonsil and cause swelling. Here is a link to show you ways to remove tonsil stones http://www.wikihow.com/Remov ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Tonsil stone color can be affected by the types of foods you eat or the liquids that you drink.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Tonsiliths: The mechanism by which these calculi form is debatable. They appear to result from accumulation of material retained within the tonsillar crypts, alon ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Tonsillar stone: By all means have it removed
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A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Tonsiloliths: Tonsillitis are not harmful. If you do not have pain or sore throat along with the tonsilolith everything is fine. They sometimes appear more on one ... Read More
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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brij Gupta
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Tonsilloliths: these are not uncommon. Most of the time the food particles lodges inthe crypts and then calcifies. If no symptoms nothing to do .but if sym like pain ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Tonsillar "stones": This can be picked out with a probe or just left alone.

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