Oral Health

Question
Posted by: Lady | 2010/07/30

Q.

small white things

Hi Doc
I have notice that sometimes I have a smal white thing that comes at the back of my mouth, I feel it with my tongue, I scratch it out with my finger and it smells bad, what could this be. It settles at the corner at the back of my mouth.
Thank u doc

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

They are called tonsil stones-whitish/yellow lumps, which forms within the tonsil crypts and eventually works its way out where it is either coughed up or swallowed.


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Posted by: dental expert | 2010/07/30

They are called tonsil stones-whitish/yellow lumps, which forms within the tonsil crypts and eventually works its way out where it is either coughed up or swallowed.


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