A 21-year-old female asked:
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i have been having white smelly stone looking things coming out from my tonsils. could this mean i have tonsil stones?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: These can usually be extruded with the blunt end of a tooth brush or with a tongue depresor. A water pik may be useful.
Answered on Mar 12, 2018
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Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Yes.: Try to brush your tonsils if you can reach back there. Rinse with warm salt water, this too seems to help.
Answered on Mar 6, 2014
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