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Tonsil stone without tonsils
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Anon_42467 posted:
Yesterday I sneezed and there was something in my mouth. So I spat out a yellow ball, I thought it was eggs until I remembered I did not eat any eggs for breakfast. My daughter told me to smell it because she had the same thing happen to her before. It smelled so HORRIBLE, I got a better look and it look like tiny little balls stuck together and are mushy. YUCK! Therefore, immediately I went online, other people had the same problem, and it is Tonsil Stones. My issue is, I do not have tonsils or adenoids they were removed when I was 8 and I'm 31 now. Where did it come from. I am freaked out can somebody please help?
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Rod Moser, PA, PhD responded:
You may not have tonsils, but you could have a tonsillar crypt...a hole where the tonsils used to be. This can be a hole that will accumulate debris and form these stones. This is just a blind guess, however, since I have no way of examining you over the Internet. You can ask your doctor to look carefully at the tonsillar area next time you are examined.
 
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KiwiSweets replied to Rod Moser, PA, PhD's response:
Thank you, will do.


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