Food Caught In Tonsils

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When this happens, the debris can become concentrated in white formations that occur in the pockets. Tonsil stones, or tonsilloliths, are formed when this trapped debris hardens, or calcifies. This tends to happen most often in people who have chronic inflammation in their tonsils or repeated bouts of tonsillitis..Your tonsils are located at the top of your throat, on either side. Both of the tonsils contain crevasses, known as crypts, in which food particles can become stuck. Typically you 'll naturally swallow these deposits without even knowing they exist. Sometimes they may stick to the tonsils and form a clump with .Objects such as food, dirt and other particles can get stuck in the groves on the surface of the tonsils. The grooves, called crypts, also collect old cells and bacteria. The body 's white blood cells proceed to the foreign objects stuck in the tonsils..I 've been having problems with food getting caught in my tonsil, only on the left hand side. I 've done some reseach on the subject and I believe it is getting caught in what they called the Palatoglossal Fold or the Palatopharyngeal Fold. Sometimes I can clean the fold out my self, I use a waterpick on low .