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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 scabs? I'm scared?!

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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...

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HOw long does it take to recover after your tonsilectomy?

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I had my tonsils and adenoids taken out a week ago and i am still in a lot of pain. I cant eat, i have the worst ear aches and i am crying all the time. I have lost 5 pounds and i wasnt very heavy to begin with people were always trying to get me to eat more so now i weigh 82 pounds and i am 12. I...

by User avatar Morgan

Post Tonsillectomy - stabbing tongue pain. It radiates from my tongue to my ear

Hi all,  I am on day 9 post having tonsils removed.  It's been horrific and I wish I was being melodramatic. I ended up being readmitted due to pain and an infection and when there they said i also had had a small bleed. I'm feeling ok now at day 9 but am really struggling to...

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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

jaw pain with tonsillectomy

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HELP I'm 16 and I had my tonsillectomy done on 7/9. the 6th/7th day was the worst! I can't open my jaw at all!! I dont know what to do! I open it, but right under it on the right hand side, the pain is horrible! putting tears in my eyes! please tell what i can do, or what i should do! :( other...

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Worst Pain Ever Following Tonsillectomy

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This post is an extension of the Tonsillectomy - worst pain ever thread. Please continue posting within this thread.

by User avatar Jenny3481

71 years old had a tonsillectomy. The first two days the dryness in mouth and nose were horrible

I am 71 years old and had my tonsillectomy on Thursday, March 21, 2019. The first 2 days the dryness in my mouth and nose were horrible...No amount of drinking water helped and I was constantly feeling parched. After a little over 24 hours I removed the anti-nausea patch that was behind my ear and...

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:'( I am 50 years old and just had a tonsillectomy five days ago. The first two days were okay. I was actualy quite surprised that I did so well. However, the last three days have been hell. My ears hurt so badly. I am taking 3 teaspoons of liquid Vicodine every 3 1/2 hours, but it barely takes...

by User avatar Guest

Recurrent strep infections after tonsilectomy

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I am a 45 year old woman who had her tonsils removed at age 22. Two years ago I started developing strep throat infections again. I was scoped to be sure there was no residual tonsil tissue, my children have been tested and my dog treated prophalactically. Last year I was on antibiotics for 30...

by User avatar bhogan6111571