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tonsil stones vs tonsillitis

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: See a doctor to be treated.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Infection: Tonsillitis is an infection of the tonsil you feel ill have a sore throat, fever, swollen tonsils often with a white exudate or film on them. The sto ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
Yes: You should consider it along with an ENT specialist to determine the risks and benefits..
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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Tonsillitis : You need to be examined and have evaluation by ENT then talk to your insurance company
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Tonsil Stones: Diane, it sounds like you may have had this problem in the past judging by the workup you've had. These stones can recur but it is important not to ma ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably not: This is a very common problem. Most people can manage the condition by frequent gargling with listerine or hydrogen peroxide, gently brushing over the ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
29 years experience Dentistry
Yes, it is possible.: It is possible to have only one swollen tonsil, but it should not be so bug that it is blocking tour throat or airway. Just because there are no tons ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Kidney stones are usually calcium oxalate stones, whereas "tonsil stones" are usually composed of various food matter, bacteria, cells and if they are ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Tonsil stones: Tonsil stones can cause bad breath. But they are not typically caused by dairy products. The white spots may be from a strep infection. If you ha ... Read More
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