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At what point do you consider tonsillectomy? I've been having tonsil stones the last month and difficulties swallowing. Post nasal drip associated?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Insurance won't pay

Ent surgeons simply don't do tonsillectomies at the rate they did 30-40 years ago.
In my non-surgical physician opinion..Your symptoms are not any where severe enough to have this done either. Tonsilar calculi (singular: calculus) are basically deposits of calcium and phosphorus in the tonsillar mkatrix. Laser, curetting and several other methods including tonsillectomy are options.

In brief: Insurance won't pay

Ent surgeons simply don't do tonsillectomies at the rate they did 30-40 years ago.
In my non-surgical physician opinion..Your symptoms are not any where severe enough to have this done either. Tonsilar calculi (singular: calculus) are basically deposits of calcium and phosphorus in the tonsillar mkatrix. Laser, curetting and several other methods including tonsillectomy are options.
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