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A 37-year-old female asked:

i have tonsil stones ongoin for a few years now. the right one is more affected. should i have it removed?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Tonsillar stone: By all means have it removed

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A 31-year-old member asked:

How are tonsil stones removed?

3 doctor answers17 doctors weighed in
Dr. Russell Faust
Dr. Russell Faust answered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Various ways: I have known patients who were bothered by their "tonsil stones" who used a tooth-pick to clean out the tonsil stones; others reported that they used a "water pik" with great success. Try also daily gargling with salt water (saline) containing manuka honey - "nature's antibiotic".
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A 23-year-old female asked:

I have tonsil stones should I go to the ER to get them removed?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Unlikely: probably better cared for at ENT OFFICE u less fever, abscess acute issue

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Last updated Feb 25, 2018

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