What are the white bumps that form on my tonsils?

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Chadwick N. Ahn, MD
Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology)
The white bumps that form on your tonsils can be bacteria, debris or microscopic food stuffs that accumulate over time. Watch Chadwick Ahn, MD, of Frankfort Regional Medical Center, explain why these are considered tonsil stones.

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