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White pea sized chunks from throat

I have read some on these "white chunks" and most say its either crypt tonsils or from people who have chronic sinusitis, Does anyone know exactly it is or if I should go get checked out or antibiotics to help them? some have also suggested tonsillectomy as a sure way to get rid of this issue. Also can tonsillectomy some how help my chronic sinusitis?
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They are called "tonsilloliths", and wikipedia and the new york times online have informative articles on the subject.
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