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A 25-year-old female asked:

I tonsil stones occasionally that last occasion it was been pretty big. i sneeze and i feel them get sore. should i get my tonsils removed?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Possibly: If the tonsils are chronically inflamed or sore it may be an indication for removal. If you only have an occasional stone then you don't need the surgery.

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Last updated Jul 25, 2014

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