Tonsils and adenoids catch incoming germs which cause infections. Discuss topics like tonsillitis, quinsy, tonsil stones (tonsilloliths), dysphagia, halitosis, obstructive sleep apnea, tonsillectomy, adenoiditis), and adenoidectomy on this forum.
I am a 24 year old female and had a tonsillectomy 5 days ago, and I just feel as if I should put a post out here to help people. I think I am a rare case because I have not taken any pain medicine at all. I have had a sore throat, but nothing close to the pain I thought I would have. Here are...
by Guest over a year ago
22 hours ago
Hey guys my name is austin and im 16, and today makes a week since my surgery.e b
i havent ate in a week and ive barley drunk a half bottle of water a day because of this stinging pain of swallowing and this ear infection feeling everytime i swallow and my to go to things to do are to...
by Guest a day ago
a day ago
Have read all the comments about loss of taste, bitterness in the mouth, no flavour to food etc. after removal of tonsils, and I am going through all this. It is horrible and depressing. I am 6 months post op and feel things are as bad as ever.
Is there anyone out there who has experienced this and...
by Ryder over a year ago
Hi, I'm a 21 yr old female and am now 8 days post tonsillectomy.
As a qualified nurse working in operating theatres and recovery I thought I was more than prepared for the op! I was so wrong!!
From other peoples experiences I had gathered that it was a painful healing process but I honestly had...
hi! i had my tonsils out a week ago today. and this has been the worst week of my life. the ear pain, the jaw pain, i cant swallow, my teeth hurt from clenching my jaw trying to ease the jaw pain. i had a teeny bit of scab come off day before yesterday and it wasnt much. there was also some blood,...
by guest over a year ago
2 days ago
Hi guys, I'm a 20 year old female from the UK and I had my tonsils removed on the 12th of june 2017, therefore I am on day 8 post op. I'm actually writing this at past midnight so have just hit day 9! (I don't include the day of the op in my recovery!) I just want to say to...
by India 2 days ago
2 days ago
Hi everyone I'm 23 and on day 4 of my recovery. I had both my tonsils and my adenoids removed just for clarification :-). I'm just going to give a little bit of insight into how I've been feeling and what I've been doing and I'm hoping someone will give me some other tips that might help with the...
by JennS74702 over a year ago
Hi! I have tonsillitis and I need to go to surgery next Friday. Many people who also had tonsillectomy told me many different things. I heard that my voice will be changed. I'm worried now because I'm a member of one choir. I need to know how long I will have that difference in my voice after...
by aubrie54452766 over a year ago
3 days ago
Hi there, I'm pretty terrified about the scabs coming off, I've read some good horror stories. ):
But it is day 7, if you count the surgery day, of getting my tonsils removed, the first day was alright, but the pain increased greatly on the 3-7 day today.
It isn't as bad throughout...
Hello! I have tonsillitis. I have discovered that a few hours ago. Now, I have a question for you regarding that. Namely I want to know can you smoking cigarettes with tonsillitis. I am passionate smoker. I hope that you will understand me and that you will advise me because it seems that no one...