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Can I have tonsil stones and tonsil cancer?

My husband go a lump on the side of his neck that didn t hurt. He had a bit of a sore throat and looked in his mouth and saw bumps in the white bumps on one of his tonsils that seemed ot be enlarged. He felt what seemed like pus in the back of his throat and scooped it out. After which his throat felt better and his bump went down significantly. He went to see his GP and she gave him antibiotics. The bump went down to barely there, but he still had pus in his throat. He felt a bump in throat and pulled out a white nugget type thing. He went to a ENT doctor and showed him the white nugget who said it was indeed a tonsil stone . He looked at his throat with a camera that he put down his nose and throat and said he should have a CST scan and take a biopsy of his tonsil. Listed off a bunch of things he could have including tonsil cancer! My husband is a very fit 46, never smoked , and rarely drinks. My question is can you have tonsil stones and tonsil cancer.
Asked On : Sun, 1 Apr 2012
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Hi, from your description seems like an infective condition and is because of collection of debris in tonsillar crypts. Still your ENT who has seen the area and must have palpated it, is a better person to decide for need for biopsy. But your description does not fit in the cancerous lesion. Regards
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