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Constant Tonsil Stones
Could constant tonsil stones cause a general sick feeling (achy, headache, flu like symptoms) and chronic cough?
I'm 16 and constantly getting large tonsil stones. Every time I remove them my crypts seem to get larger. What should I do beside removing tonsils?
Not much: If you have a bad taste in the mouth and a bad odor to your breath, tonsillectomy will cure the problem. I do not think you can do anything to make the crypts of the tonsils smaller. This problem is certainly an indication for tonsillectomy. Consult an ENT surgeon for an opinion. ...Read more
Had tonsils removed this year in may, b/c constantly getting sick..had tonsil stones and pharyngitis.. still I am getting sick. what is the problem?
Simple: You got the trap/filter ( tonsil ) removed.......but the other factors which are responsible for recurrent respiratory infection remained intact.....need to modify them. ...Read more
Severely swollen tonsils and lymph nodes In neck, tonsil stones, constant cough, pain, red bumps in back of throat; been going on for 6-7 months?
Tonsillitis: If this is going on for 7 months , you have chronic tonsillitis . Your glands in the neck are trying to fight the infection. Please see ENT , likely you may benefit from tonsillectomy.You may also have a Post nasal discharge and allergies which may be adding to the throat irritation and cough . Please get it evaluated. ...Read more
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