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sore throat - gross!

(6 Posts)
DiscoDonkey Wed 10-Apr-13 22:03:35

Sounds like a tonsil stone. Used to get them, they are vile and they smell awful. Am tonsil free now thank god.

VikingLady Wed 10-Apr-13 22:00:22

I used to get these. Had to "squeeze" my tonsils with a cotton bud to get them out.

Mollydoggerson Wed 10-Apr-13 21:44:02

Gargle in anti bacterial mouthwash, it is fantastic.

Meglet Wed 10-Apr-13 21:41:11

yes, I get gunk on my tonsils from time to time. It was worst during my first bout of it 20yrs ago.

and I haven't watched the you tube videos of tonsil stones being removed, oh no, not me

youmaycallmeSSP Wed 10-Apr-13 21:37:28

Sounds like you got a tonsil stone. Don't worry about it!

gallifrey Wed 10-Apr-13 09:38:39

This is gross btw, it's making me feel queasy just thinking about it but I'm going to tell you anyway!
Over the weekend I had a really sore throat, every time I swallowed it felt like my throat was lined with razor blades, I couldn't eat anything except ice cream and I had a temperature and felt generally ill.
Anyway... last night I started coughing and felt something come up from my throat, I spat it out and it was a massive horrible sharp object that looked like mucus/snot but rock hard. I threw it in the bin and then discovered that my throat felt much better, now I'm wondering what the hell it was and how was it stuck in my throat?

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