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weight gain after tonsillectomy

When my daughter was 2 1/2 she had her tonsils taken out and tubes put in her ears. When she came out of surgery her body was covered in broken blood vessels, she had bruises for 3 weeks after. We were told the surgery went well. By the time she had turned three she had gained 10 lbs, and at 6...

by User avatar beaners74

Tonsillectomy after age 50!

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I keep reading all the remarks from people in their early 20's who have had their tonsils out. I just had mine out on 3/10/08 and I am 56! Yes the pain is awful, but I just keep thinking, why I had it done, and that does help. I'm on week 2 and still can't believe I need the pain meds, but they have...

by User avatar Tazmom

Swollen tonsils for 4 months straight!

Long story. At first it just felt like I was getting a cold because my head or more likely, my ears were stuffed up and draining down my throat. I assumed that this is what caused the swelling in the first place. I ignored it for a really long time until finally my tonsils swelled to such a point...

by User avatar legaliswear62070

recovery from tonsillectomy

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Hey everyone!! Im a 24yr old male from Ireland just had a tonsillectomy (coblation method) and am currently day 8 post operation. First of all, I just have to say Thank God I didn’t come across this site before I had the tonsillectomy because there is no way I would have gone through with it!...

by User avatar Guest

Is my throat lump actually a tonsil stone?

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Hi. In a past couple of months I have lived through many embarrassing situations caused by my bed breath. I don’t know what could cause this. At first, I thought it was some tooth with caries on it caused this and I scheduled a dental examination. My dentist, after hi examined me, said that I...

by User avatar Guest

Talking after Tonsillectomy

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Hi, I am a female, 16yrs of age, I recently had my tonsils out on Friday February 23/07 and I have been having a great difficulty talking. It’s been 8 days now and is still painful to talk. I don't want to sound rude but I sound similar to what a deaf person would sound like. Is this normal? When...

by User avatar Guest

white chunks on tonsils

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I have been experiencing a recurrence of white chunks on my tonsils. They often cause discomfort to me. Also their texture resembles the white part of a popcorn kernel. I wonder what those white chunks are caused by. Do they maybe indicate some serious illness?

by User avatar Guest

Loss of Taste after Tonsillectomy

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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 User avatar Ryder

Tonsillectomy recover uncomfortable feeling in back of throat not going away

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I had a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy done on November 11, 2009. I am now on three weeks and three days recovery and my throat looks like it's almost fully recovered. There is only one issue remaining which I'll explain below. My problem is that I still have this feeling in the back of my throat...

by User avatar sedeutsch131898

Post tonsillectomy

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my daughter had her tonsils out on april 3, 2007. She continues to complain of a sore throat and there is a white strip on the side of her throat. i have also seen yellowish stuff behind her uvula which seems to come and go. is this still post-operative healing? i have no idea what strep throat...

by User avatar Mickey6335000