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Symptoms: Sore throat (and tonsil stones), swollen tonsils, ear pain, sneezing, and runny nose. Also trouble sleeping and general weakness. Ideas?

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Dr. Corey Clay
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: I wonder

are you using antihistamines for allergy symptoms? A side effect can be mouth dryness, which could worsen tonsil stones.
These are mineralized deposits in the tonsillar crevices exacerbated by chronic nasal/throat inflammation. Warm salt water gargle may help. It may be more helpful to determine what is causing the inflammation to begin with and a virtual consult or with Allergist can help.

In brief: I wonder

are you using antihistamines for allergy symptoms? A side effect can be mouth dryness, which could worsen tonsil stones.
These are mineralized deposits in the tonsillar crevices exacerbated by chronic nasal/throat inflammation. Warm salt water gargle may help. It may be more helpful to determine what is causing the inflammation to begin with and a virtual consult or with Allergist can help.
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