What can I do about the white bumps that form on my tonsils?

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Chadwick N. Ahn, MD
Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology)
The white bumps on your tonsils are generally responsible for a chronic sore throat or chronic recurrent bad breath. Watch Chadwick Ahn, MD, of Frankfort Regional Medical Center, talk more about tonsil stones.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Food can get lodged in the crevices of tonsils and turn hard (called tonsilloliths). Learn what to do about them in this video with Dr. Oz.




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