food getting stuck in tonsils
I have this current problem about 1 out of 3 times i eat i get a piece of food stuck in my tonsil. Now i know everyone is so quick to play the doctor and say "they are tonsil stones, those little white things".. however that is not the case. If i eat a pretzel, a piece of pretzel sticks to my tonsil. the only way i have ever known to get it out is to chew on the opposite side of my mouth with gum or no gum until that flap in the back of my throat slides it off. it is very irritating and can make my throat sore. When the piece eventually comes out it is.. a small piece of pretzel, chicken, peanut, popcorn, corn, etc... whatever i just ate. It is not a tonsil stone. I dont know anyone else who has this condition and when i go to the doctor i always forget to ask because it isnt serious, and it only irritates me when it actually happens. i kinda forget it happens after the fact. just wondering if anyone can give any advice on this.