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Are tonsil stones dangerous? Is there any health risk associated with tonsil stones?

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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Not really

They commonly cause bad breath, and can reflect chronic tonsillitis.
Removal of the tonsils will solve the problem, but isn't warranted unless the problems are severe. They can be removed manually, but they almost always recur.

In brief: Not really

They commonly cause bad breath, and can reflect chronic tonsillitis.
Removal of the tonsils will solve the problem, but isn't warranted unless the problems are severe. They can be removed manually, but they almost always recur.
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Michael Nordstrom
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Tonsil Stones

They are not dangerous and pose no health risk.
They are completely benign but may give rise to bad breath and/or a foreign body sensation.

In brief: Tonsil Stones

They are not dangerous and pose no health risk.
They are completely benign but may give rise to bad breath and/or a foreign body sensation.
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
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