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Charleroi, PA
A 43-year-old female asked:

I had a small seed on my tonsil so i scraped it now i have a small smooth bump there. no pain. what is this? tonsil still normal size no enlargednodes

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 19 years experience
Tonsolith: Sounds like a tonsolith which is a small area of either cells or clumped particles that sits on tonsil or in a tonsil crypt. Not dangerous typically. Sometimes these cause bad breath.
Last updated Sep 17, 2014


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