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Q&A: Tonsil Stones

Question: Are tonsil stones painful? Answer: No, tonsil stones themselves are not usually painful.  The “stones” are actually accumulations of debris within the crevasses of the tonsils.  Usually this debris is dried saliva, food particles, and bacterial bi-products.  The tonsils can have deep in-folds that allow trapping of the debris and formation of these little […]

iPad Brings Scans to the Patient

iPAD brings CT’s to the patient (photo)   Just a quick snapshot of my first day on the job with the OsiriX software for the iPad (actually an iPhone release running on the iPad).  We have a server in our office where we can retrieve 95% of our patient’s imaging (CT’s, MRI’s, and PET scans).  The iPad […]