Tonsil Stones

Tonsil stone, also called tonsillolith, is a hard white formation within or on the tonsil. Tonsil stones are small as rice to large as a grapefruit. So the person will not even know they have it. When they grow into larger formations, the tonsil swells up and creates an unpleasant odor.

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Please suggest medications for bumps on tonsils.

Query: Hello doctor, I have bumps on tonsils. I am currently on Crestor 20 mg.  Read Full »


Dr. Laxmi Narasimha G Yadav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have any acidity problems? And the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) itself is indicating tonsillar hypertrophy grade 2-3 and edematous uvula. Do you consume cold beverages often? Do you have allergic symptoms in the nose? What are yo...  Read Full »

What could cause sore throat with enlarged tonsils?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I had a sore throat and tonsil stones. I took antibiotics and it has not gone away. One tonsil is bigger than the other and on the same side my ear hurts and feels like there is fluid in there. No normal doctor will see, but I know 100% it is not COVID-19. I have a newborn and ...  Read Full »


Dr. Laxmi Narasimha G Yadav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your history, it can be recurrent tonsillitis. And tonsil stones means you are talking about whitish structures in tonsils, right? And coming to ear pain it is referred to as otalgia from throat infection. Do not worry. It will decrease if throat infection is ...  Read Full »

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