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A female asked:

So if my tonsils are removed and i'm still having tonsil stones coming from my throat where are they coming from and what can i do to get rid of them?

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Dr. Tyler Lewark
28 years experience
Tonsil stones: They may be coming from residual tonsil tissue that was not removed, or possibly from the lingual (tongue) component of tonsillar tissue that is not removed in a standard tonsillectomy. I would recommend you see an ENT who can evaluate you for residual tonsillar tissue and perform endoscopy to look at the base of the tongue.
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