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How can i prevent strep throat as i have enlarged tonsil ?

I have an enlarged tonsil and I have these white, round things that come out of it. It is itchy and sore around my tonsil and my ears. I have this occure multiple times throughout a year. I also have a lot of problems with strep throat . What can I do to prevent this? Some people say I should get my tonsils removed and it will help. Is this true?
Asked On : Mon, 2 May 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,recurrent throat infection and tonsillitis needs in some cases removal of tonsils.You may be allergic to something which again can lead to this.Please visit an e.n.t. surgeon and take his opinion after examination.Avoid fried foods,junk foods and cold drinks.bye.
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ENT Specialist Dr. Naveen Kumar's  Response

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The white substance which comes out of the throat is called tonsillolith. This is collection of the food material in the crypts of the tonsil. You need to drink plenty of warm water to reduce the recurrent infection, also do mouth gargles with warm water after taking food, that would be more than sufficient. If there is more than 3-4 attacks of fever with sore throat in a year, better to consult ENT specialist and get the tonsils removed.

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