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A 26-year-old female asked:

I get tonsil stones. started gargling w h2o2/water mixture a few days ago. today i noticed a dark red lump on my tonsil. almost looked like blood..?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Tonsil Stones: Hello, I do recommend gargling with water to help eliminate the debris which builds within the tonsil crypts. Since there is a change with possible blood present, I would recommend being examined by your doctor or mid level care provider. Good Luck.

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