A 24-year-old female asked:
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i've had continuous hard to remove tonsil stones for a year. my ent says he doesn't suggest a tonsillectomy. second opinion?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
What are your signs: What are your symptoms, if the only problems is the stones, I have to agree with your surgeon, you do need surgery. But if you have other symptoms ,then it depends on the seriousness of your symptoms and signs a decision will be made.
Answered on Sep 30, 2015
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