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 have constant catarrh stuck between my nose and throat which is impossible to swallow or spit. (sometimes my throat gets sore from trying to swallow it - to no avail and I feel nauseous). When it gets worse I get bad acid reflux with it. At times it tastes very very bitter and I cant get rid of...
by Dianaofer252882 over a year ago
4 hours ago
I'm 37 years old and I had my suregery on 10/28/10. I was wondering how long before I can yawn....can anyone shed some light? It hurts so much when I try.
I also wanted to take this opportunity to post my day-to-day recovery. I've learned a lot of things during this process that...
by Guest over a year ago
5 hours ago
My 7 yr old son had a tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy on Feb.9(6 days ago) Of course he was in a fair bit of pain the first few days, and he hasn't slept well at all since the surgery. He wakes up numerous times throughout the night crying and it seems as though he is having nightmares! Is this normal?...
by Weezy over a year ago
2 days ago
Hi I am 28 years old and just had my surgery 9 days ago. The pain was quite unbearable at times and swallowing seemed impossible. I am feeling much better now still minor pain an swallowing still isn't easy. But I'm wondering if anyone has experienced numbness in all or partnof the tongue? I woke up...
by kerry1984266464 over a year ago
3 days ago
A number years ago i had regular bouts of tonsilitis and was strongly recommended to have them removed (tonsillectomy) which i subsequently did.
However since the operation & for the last few years i've constantly had a throat irration & regular cough as a result as well as an...
by heretisj over a year ago
3 days ago
Had my Tonsillectomy done 8days ago and the scabs are pretty much gone. On my right side it looks quite bloody is this normal? Have my scabs fallen off too quickly? I'm worried I'm not sure what to expect and i really dont want to have to go back to the hospital, ive had the worst 8 days full of...
by Blue 5 days ago
5 days ago
Two months ago I had a tonsillectomy, but now I'm starting to wonder... my uvula seems to be extremely low. Rather, my whole soft palate seems to be extremely low. It looks like there is less than half the space between my tongue and my soft palate as there was before I had the surgery. I tried...
5 days 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
I'm 18 and tomorrow will be day 7 post op, is it ok is If smoke pot out of my portable vaporizer??? I really really don't want to have to go into surgery again to stop any bleeding that smoking could cause
by Guest 6 days ago
6 days ago
I'm a 40 year old women..had TONSILLECTOMY in September. Developed tinnitus and hearing loss. Has this happened to anyone else. I had/have TMJ and was told after the fact that i should not have had a TONSILLECTOMY because of the TMJ...any help would be welcome...
8 days ago