U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Islandton, SC
A 25-year-old female asked:

Can tonsil stones cause tonsillitis? i have a tonsil stone that cannot be removed & tonsils are producing green tonsil stones. should i worry?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes and no: Tonsillitis is an inflammation of tonsils and certainly can be triggered by tonsil stones. If they cause discomfort, pl see an ENT for proper advice on ongoing preventive care and regular assessment. Feel better.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jul 20, 2016

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.