Posted by: Sandy | 2009/04/28

Old smelly food particles from back of throat

Hello- I have small little particles( usually the size of half a grain of rice) light yellow in colour, and with a horrible smell that come out from the back of my throat. These particles have now given me a constant horrible taste in my mouth and im afraid my breath might smell like this too. It has a faeces smell! I also have developed a post nasal drip and when I swallow my saliva I can taste this horrible taste

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Hallo Sandy
This is calcified discharge from the tonsil crypts called tonsil stones or tonsolliths. Try gargling with antiseptic gargle and please let your doctor have a look at your sinuses - you may have a chronic infection needing antibiotics.
dr Bets

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