Why Do I Have Tonsil Stones?

Answer Tonsil stones form when things like mucus, dead skin cells, and other debris becomes trapped in the folds of the tonsils and calcifies. The only real way to prevent them is to have your tonsils re... Read More »

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How to Get Rid of Tonsil Stones?

Tonsil StonesTonsil stones, also known as tonsilloliths, are caused by an accumulation of sulfur-producing bacteria and debris that become lodged in the tonsils. The debris, which can include mucou... Read More »

How to Remove Tonsil Stones (Tonsiliths)?

Extracted TonsilithsFirst of all, what are tonsil stones? Tonsil stones, medically known as Tonsiliths, are those stinky, little, off-white, rubber-like balls that you cough up every so often or yo... Read More »

How can i remove tonsil stones without sticking things down my throat?

The most aggressive form of treatment involves surgical removal of the stone, via oral curette or a tonsillectomy to remove the tonsils.Tonsilloliths can be removed by the patient. Using a medicine... Read More »

I have a popcorn kernel stuck IN my tonsil!?

I would go see a "Doc-in-the-Box", you know, one of them corner medical centers that are much much cheaper than an emergency room. They'll remove it, clean it, and if needed prescribe an antibiotic.