Tonsil removal neccessary?

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Q: Will I get my tonsils removed? I have strep every year and have been getting reoccurring tonsil stones due to my cryptic tonsils. They are symptomatic to the point I gag and throw them up. They are about the size of a genetically modified pea. I took about 20 out in the past two days and made a doctors appointment then automatically got transferred to the surgical doctor.

Symptoms:  Tonsil stones, sore throat, gagging, throw up, cryptic tonsils
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