A 27-year-old female asked:
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i have tonsil stones and have had them for a year or two. they made my tonsils hurt pretty badly! picking them out gags me. what gets rid of them?

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Dr. Jack Sipperley
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Tonsillectomy: The only way to eliminate the problem is to have the tonsils removed.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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