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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Yellowish bump: This would need to be personally examined to determine what it is and whether or not it requires treatment. It's not a good idea to venture diagnostic ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: No. Tonsil stones do not occur on the tongue. It might be related (abrasion from instrument) to the tooth extraction. If not resolved in a week or so, ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Yellowish bump: Not much to go on. No, tonsil stones are specific to the tonsils. If "bump" does not resolve in 10-14 days, have it examined by your Dentist or, pre ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Tonsil stones: see you ent about taking out tonsils.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible, not likely: You would need a pretty dextrous tongue to feel tonsiliths (tonsil stones). Typically the stones are whitish to yellowish in color with a foul odor. ... Read More
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Dr. Sami Latif
36 years experience Dentistry
Bad smell: No you can't it's hard , and not possible , .
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Normal variant : It’s normal for some people to be able to see their epiglottis when you stick out your tongue
A female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well: This can be stones infection yeast overgrowth or hairy tongue syndrome. Recommend Healthtap visit with photographs or in person exam by primary care d ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil : Tonsil stones form when debris builds up in the tonsillar crypts ("craters") or in a pocket that sits above some tonsils. Rarely would someone need t ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
ENT: Unfortunately if you cannot see with tongue depressor anything unusual, then the only next step that will help would be to have an exam by an ear nose ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Question cut off: Please resubmit with actual question for info being sought. Thanx.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
ENT: These problems may not be related but with the tongue issue and tonsil stones, an ENT doctor would be a start.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil stones: These are not stones, but rather collections of tonsil crypt epithelial debris, secretions, bacteria. You can try to gargle them out with dilute salt ... Read More

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