A 17-year-old female asked:

I have a really sharp pain in my right tonsil and i have bad tonsil stones all the time. my tonsils tend to swell often but my regular doctor says it's just caused by allergies. is it a good idea to get my tonsils removed because i'm really tired of havin

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edward Lane
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 46 years experience
Yes, remove tonsils: sorry you're having so much trouble with tonsil stones but tonsillectomy is the best way to eradicate the problem.
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