Tonsil stones look like little white or yellow balls and can appear in your mouth when you cough, when you talk a lot, or they may just appear! They can be so small that they are unnoticeable or fairly large (up to a few centimetres wide).
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 and tonsil stones are formed. There are many people who suffer from this irritating condition. Luckily, we know a little bit about it and know which products can help and also some Professionals that can help. For more information, read our article on Tonsil Stones.