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Tonsil Stones


Tonsils are two oval-shaped pads of tissue, located at each side of the back of the throat. Tonsil stones are also known as tonsilloliths or tonsilliths. They formed by accumulations of bacteria and debris in the crypts of some people's tonsils. This debris hardens or calcifies and form stones. This happens most often in people who have inflammation for a long time in their tonsils or repeating tonsillitis. Small tonsilloliths are normal in many people, but it's rare to have a large tonsil stone.

This problem may cause discomfort. Tonsillitis can be painful as well as frustrating. It is not risky and is usually easily treatable. Tonsil stones sometimes dislodge by themselves. Generally, tonsil stones are harmless and will go away with proper oral hygiene and at-home removal.

If they don't cure themselves or it's a call for a doctor then contact the best ENT specialist to resolve it. There are some treatments you can take. Usually, they don't indicate illness although they are sometimes associated with chronic tonsillitis and but they aren't tumors.

The ENT from the best ENT hospital in Gurgaon can advise you to get your tonsils taken out only if tonsillitis keeps coming back or causes other problems, such as sleep apnea, a common disorder that stops breathing many times a night or makes it difficult to breathe. The procedure is known as tonsillectomy.

ENT specialist in Gurgaon, Dr. Manish Prakash says that after the Tonsillectomy, the first few days are the most uncomfortable. The recovery from the surgery is different in individuals. Some may continue to have pain up to 10 days after the procedure. The symptoms can remain as your throat will be sore, and you may also have a headache or earache. Tonsillectomy also has benefits like improved quality of life. It reduced infections. The use of medication becomes reduced. It improved sleep also.

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