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 just had a tonsilectomy 5 days ago, i am a smoker , 23 years old, and i want to know when i can smoke after this surgery
by Guest over a year ago
5 hours ago
Hi! My name is joy! I am a seamen. I was just encounted my left side tonsil is swollen past 2 months but no pain in my throat. But still I...
by joy 6 hours ago
6 hours ago
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...
14 hours ago
I had a tonsillectomy two weeks ago today and just wanted to say a few positive things as stories tend to be all doom and gloom on here. Yes it is uncomfortable although have to be honest it is different for each person depending on your pain threshold (sorry men yours tends to be lower than us...
by hana1978104441 over a year ago
a day ago
I am on Day 9 of recovery after my tonsillectomy surgery. While a lot of the pain has decreased and my tongue doesn't feel as swollen and I am not having as much pain in my throat when I swallow, my tongue and the back of my throat/roof of my mouth sometimes feel like they have canker sores on them...
by 9211Jiss over a year ago
I AM 33 YRS OLD AND SUPPOSED TO HAVE MY TONSILS REMOVED AND MY DEVIATED SEPTUM FIXED AT THE SAME TIME. SHOULD I NOT DO THIS???? I KNOW THE TONSILS WILL BE VERY PAINFUL ALONG WITH RISKS IS THIS GOING TO BE TOO MUCH TO HANDLE AT ONCE? HAS ANYONE ELSE HAD BOTH OF THESE DONE AT THE SAME TIME?
by NEASTHOUSE89229 over a year ago
I am a 18 year old male. It has been 21 days since my Tonsillectomy. Adult tonsillectomies are tough I wont lie. I've had 5 surgeries in my life, ears, eyes, wisdom teeth, testicles for testicular torsion where I almost lost a testicle...and this was by far the worst. So back when I was trying to...
a day 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
is it ok to drink alcohol 1 week before a tonsillectomy,
its my 20th bday and my friend is throwing me a party?
i'm in college and was also wondering how long i have to wait after my tonsillectomy before i can start drinking alcohol?
I'm 65 and suffered from tonsil stones most of my life. Always feels like I have a crumb stuck on my tonsil. I have been so desperate I attacked them with a skewer! Now the ENT doc told me not to come back until I was ready to have my tonsils out!
When I was in his office he removed the...
by Juvy 2 days ago
2 days ago