Tonsil

What is Tonsil?

Tonsils are are the gland that are present at the junction of the larynx and the pharynx . There are a mass of lymphoid tissue which are store house defence cells in our body . When there is in the respiratory tract there usually get red and hypermic and increase in size. Treatment is surgical removal, medicines can help.

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i noticed this small red like cut, behind that tonsil, maybe do to smoking?

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Brief Answer:
Just a blood vessel. Not a cause for concern.

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Hi I am wondering what to do about tonsil stones and enlarged tonsils. Is there a way to get rid of the tonsil stones without resorting to...

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Brief Answer:
Chronic tonsillitis

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to Healthcare magic and thanks for putting up the query
Tonsil stones are a sign of...

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i have a picture of i think is a tonsil stone but its dark brown not white i scrapped it off with my finger

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Brief Answer:
Tonsolith

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
I saw the picture attached.
Where did you take the stone out of? Tonsil stones cannot be taken out...

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