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White Spots on Tonsils – Tonsil Stones!

White Spots on TonsilsOur tonsils, one on each side of the back of the throat, are the integral part of the immune defense shield and are intended to fight off bacteria and viruses that we come in contact with. If these foreign invaders affect tonsils, they may become enlarged, scarlet red and be covered by little white spots filled with pus.

White spots on tonsils could also be called tonsil stones if you suffer from recurrent persistent strep infections or your tonsil tissues are extremely porous. Little particles of food, dead white cells get trapped in the little pores or crypts causing cryptic tonsils condition.