Tonsil Stones cause Bad Breath

Tonsil stones are also known as tonsilloliths. They are caused by debris and bacteria building up and getting stuck in the tonsils. The debris including mucus from post nasal drop turns putrid in the back of the throat and collects in the small pockets on the surface of the tonsils.

To find out more about how tonsil stones are formed and how you can get rid of them, watch this really helpful video.

Tonsil stones look like little white or yellow balls. They can be so small that they are unnoticeable or fairly large (up to a few centimetres wide).

Tonsil stone causes bad breath

Tonsil stone peeking out from a crevice near the tonsils

tonsil stones get rid of

A tonsil stone that has been extracted from the tonsil area They are small but very smelly.

Tonsil Stones don’t always cause symptoms, but some may include:

How do you get rid of Tonsil Stones?

Tonsil stones are an annoying and often embarrassing phenomenon. Everyone is unique therefore tonsil stones are caused by different factors in different people.

Natural Solutions for Tonsil Stones

These are just suggestions from other sufferers and should be tried at your own risk.

Can I prevent Tonsil Stones from forming in the first place?