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Consult Dr. Shree Rao - Tonsil Stone Specialist in Hyderabad

Get your child's tonsil stones treated before it is too late

Tonsil stones or tonsilloliths are white or yellowish lumpy hard substances formed within the tonsils which causes pain and bad breath. The stones are the residual waste released from the bacteria. Patients who are suffering with tonsil stones need to undergo treatment and remove their stones, can consult Dr. Shree Rao, best tonsils specialist in Hyderabad

Dr. Shree Rao, an ENT (Ear-Nose-Throat) surgeon, is a superspecialist microsurgeon in Otology and Cochlear implant surgeries. With 10 years of deep domain experience in medical and surgical ENT, she is quite fittingly, the Head of the Cochlear Implant team at Dr. Rao’s ENT, Hyderabad’s leading ENT superspecialty hospital. Her emphasis on patient-first, positive outcomes and empathetic approach endear Dr. Shree Rao to both careseekers and their families.

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What are Tonsil STONES?

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Tonsil stones or tonsilloliths will cause pain and bad breath. The Bacteria or fungi in the tonsils will feed on the mucus, food, dead cells or saliva in the tonsils and excrete debris. The debris will eventually transform into hard stone-like structures. 

People do not know that they have tonsil stones until an ENT specialist identifies them, as they are not identified by eyes and do not show severe symptoms, unlike tonsils.

The symptoms of tonsil stones include.

  • Bad breath
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Ear ache
  • Throat pain
  • Difficulty in swallowing

Smaller stones will cause tonsils infection and can be seen only in an x-ray. Larger stones are slightly visible to the naked eye. Consult tonsils doctor Shree Rao, the best tonsillectomy Specialist immediately if you have the above symptoms.

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Dr. Shree Rao is a highly accomplished Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) surgeon with a deep domain experience of 10+ years in medical and surgical ENT. Her expertise in Otology and Cochlear implant surgeries has earned her the reputation of being an award-winning ENT specialist and the best pediatric ENT specialist in Hyderabad. As the Head of the Cochlear Implant team at Dr. Rao’s ENT, the leading ENT superspecialty hospital in Hyderabad, Dr. Shree Rao is committed to providing patient-first, empathetic care and achieving positive outcomes. She is highly regarded by careseekers and their families for her skillful surgeries and compassionate approach.


Tonsil stones are infected in those who do not maintain oral hygiene. Maintain oral hygiene and healthy habits to avoid tonsil stones.

The symptoms of tonsil stones include:

  • Bad breath
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Ear ache
  • Throat pain
  • Difficulty in swallowing

Simple outpatient surgery is performed to remove tonsil stones. Dr. Shree Rao, an ENT specialist and the best tonsils doctor with more than 10 years of expertise, removes tonsil stones in 30-60 minutes.

Get treated from the best tonsil stone specialist in Hyderabad.

There are no specific home remedies to cure tonsil stones. Dr. Shree Rao the best tonsil stone specialist advises her patients to follow hygiene methods after getting treated with tonsil stones. They can prevent recurring tonsil stones and other infections by following healthy habits.

Tonsil stones are removed in less than an hour. In most cases treated by Dr. Shree Rao, patients will go home by the evening on the day of surgery. Depending on the type of surgery performed, patients hardly stay for one day in the hospital.

The best alternative for tonsil stones is to stay healthy and follow oral hygiene. Home remedies will give relief but might not cure completely.

The cost of tonsil surgery depends on several factors like the type of surgery performed, days spent after the surgery and the treatment provided. Dr. Shree Rao the best tonsil stone specialist treats patients with utmost care and performs surgery at an affordable price in Hyderabad.

No, tonsil stones are not contagious. Tonsil stones are secretions of harmful bacteria or viruses that live in the tonsils. These viruses eat debris, food particles, mucus, and other dead cells that are trapped in tonsils and secrete Tonsil stones.

When you are infected with tonsil stones, the removal of tonsil stones is the best option to cure tonsil stones. Consult the best tonsil stone specialist. Get the best medication and follow proper hygiene after the surgery.

Patient Testimonials

Amar Sudhakar
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Tonsil & Adenoid surgery for my 8y daughter by Dr.Shree Rao Rao's ENT hospital. Special mention to Dr.Shree Rao mam for handling operation procedure so well that my kid is able to recover in 1 day, and she is very patient in answering our queries. One of the Best ENT hospital in Hyderabad. Doctor, Nurses , hospital staff and insurance team are very polite and responsive. Special thanks to patient coordinator Sridevi garu for timely updates and follow-ups. I would recommend this hospital especially for kids ENT treatments.
Chaitanya GY
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My sincere thanks to Dr. Sree Rao for her accurate diagnosis and treatment for my 3 y old son. Dr. Rao's ent hospital in Kphb is an exclusive and well equipped hospital with latest techniques of treatments. The staff and the doctors are very caring and nice. I would definitely recommend this hospital for the Ent needs.
M Veeru
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Adenoid and Tonsil surgery was done excellently by Dr. Shree Rao. My son did not have any pain after surgery. He is happy now. Hospital staff cooperation is excellent, and covid safety is well maintained. I recommend this hospital if anyone asks me where they can go for ENT treatment. Thank you very much Dr.Shree Rao, with best wishes.

General FAQs

Dr. Shree C Rao can be consulted on all days except Wednesday, subject to appointment availability. For checking availability, reach out to us over WhatsApp by clicking here or Enquiry form here.

Yes, one can opt for online consultation while getting an appointment.

A pediatric ENT doctor treats an array of conditions related to ear, nose and throat among the children. Apart from this they are also responsible for treating a complex range of ailments pertaining to the area around the face and head in general. Dr. Shree Rao is an ENT specialist with more than 10 years of experience treating children and adults.

Yes, International patients can consult Dr. Shree Rao virtually.