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A 23-year-old member asked:

I get white stones in my tonsils every few days and they result in tonsillitis every few months. do i need my tonsils out? how do i get rid of stones?

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Dr. Kevin Olson
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Prpbably: You are probably a chronic carrier of infection. Antibiotic therapy never completely eliminates the infection. Get a culture(not just strep). Treat with meds, reculture for test of cure. May need significanty longer treatment, or take tonsils out!
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