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A 46-year-old female asked:

I've had my adenoids removed and a partial tonsillectomy yet i still have tonsil stones gathering down deep in my throat. i can taste and smell them. ?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Tonsil stones?: Without tonsils do not know how you think you have tonsil stones "deep in throat". This sounds as if you may have an esophageal diverticulum or other collection of decaying tissue in a pocket or outpouching of tissue. See an ENT doctor and have this examined. Good luck.
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