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Adult Tonsillectomy Post Op

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I am a 27 year old woman who has just returned home from the hospital after having a tonsillectomy, an adenoidectomy, an uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, and a turbinoplasty. My ENT recommended that I have these surgeries after I had been diagnosed with sleep apnea, chronic tonsillitis and chronic...

by User avatar Bethany Jean81808

Tongue pain after tonsillectomy

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Hi, I'm on day 5 after my tonsillectomy. I feel pretty good, my throat does not hurt very much except when trying to swallow, but my tongue hurts really bad. When I look at it, it looks like there are two pretty big scars in it with white/yellow scabs, just like they kept the tongue down with...

by User avatar E_S

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

Adult post tonsillectomy recovery, what's worked for me

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At the request of another poster, I will post some of what has worked for me over the past two weeks. Disclaimer: This is based entirely on my own experience, I have had a relatively uneventful and uncomplicated recovery, your mileage may vary. A bit of background: I am a 41 year old woman in...

by User avatar Guest

Tonsil Stones

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I hope this doesn't sound too gross, but both my brother and I get white particles in the pockets of our tonsils. He thinks it is food buildup but I think it is the bacteria. The stuff is kind of hard, like stones and with a foul odor. Do we need to take our tonsils out?

by User avatar Guest

weight loss after tonsillectomy

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I had a tonsillectomy about 2 days ago and for the most part ive just eaten some ice cream and some mac and cheese. i have also been a smoker for about 2 and a hald years and im taking this oppurtuniy to finally quit. However i am nervous about the weight loss because i am 19 years old and i only...

by User avatar avb200735323

Tonsil Stones - My Tonsillectomy *21 Days After*

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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...

by User avatar Guest

tonsillectomy side effects

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im 23 and had my tonsills out about a month ago... i have healed perfectly and have been off all meds for about 2 weeks... I eat healthy and keep myself hydrated... i become dizzy and a little off balance when I try to ease into my everday schedule...i stared walking at the gym fo about 5 min and...

by User avatar Guest

Impact of tonsillectomy, I had cauterization for bleeding and got treated for an infection

My name is Dendup and i am from Bhutan. I had my tonsil removed on 28th December 2017 under general Anaesthesia due to repeated infections. After a week i had bleed from the tonsillectomy site and had to go for cauterization on 4 th January. I was told that i have got infection. Again after two days...

by User avatar Dendup

Swollen uvula and scabs falling off after tonsillectomy

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This post is an extension of the Tonsillectomy - swollen uvula and scabs falling off thread. Please continue posting within this thread.

by User avatar Jenny3481