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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

I started tasting a salty taste in my mouth a few weeks after adult tonsillectomy

I’m a 39 year old female and had tonsillectomy one month age tomorrow. The recovery was horrendous but I got through it. On the 9th day I was off pain killers and bale to start eating soft foods. Everything was great, but about 2 /12 - 3 weeks after surgery I started tasting a salty taste in my...

by User avatar Guest

Funny-tasting food after tonsillectomy?

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Hi! I'm 17 years old girl and I need to go to tonsillectomy next week. My friend told me that it's nothing dangerous but I'm still scared. He also told me that I will lose taste for a few months. Is it true that all food will be taste funny after tonsillectomy?

by User avatar shaylyn32992

can tonsillectomy cause a swollen tongue?

Hello can a swollen tongue be a reason caused by removing tonsills

by User avatar Guest

Tonsillectomy/UPPP post op, the pain was awful and now my voice keeps going hoarse easily

Im 21 and had a tonsillectomy and a UPPP on December 6,2018. So that means my surgeon removed my tonsils, the top of the left adenoid, MY UVULA, pretty much all of my soft palate and some other soft tissue. Due to me having Sleep Apnea, my surgeon made me stay overnight in the hospital. I am glad...

by User avatar Music211997

Tonsillectomy with Local Anesthesia?

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My doctor wants to perform my tonsillectomy using local anesthesia. I am low risk and he said I can choose whether to have local or general. He said local was safer. It is appealing, but I am concerned that so few people have the procedure done with local anesthetic. Has anyone had a...

by User avatar Guest

I think my tonsillectomy was done wrong?

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I had my tonsillectomy about two weeks ago (Sunday 07th November). My experience has not been so good, I understand that there was meant to be pain, but no painkiller worked what so ever (codiene, paracetamol etc). I also encourted severe bleeding the following Friday, but after going to the...

by User avatar victoriamaria14

alcohol consumption after tonsillectomy

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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?

by User avatar Guest

The tissue and uvula in the back of my throat sits lower after tonsillectomy recovery.

I am 5 weeks post op tonsillectomy. The surgery and recovery was not so bad especially compared to the horror stories I read around the internet. My main issue is that the anatomy has changed in my mouth and it is noticeable. Constantly noticeable. The tissues lateral to the uvula all seem to sit...

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My son won't eat and is vomiting after tonsils and adnoids w

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Is it O.K. if my son doesn't want to eat after having his tonsils and adnoids removed 5 days ago. Is vomiting normal? How long will he have a sore throat?

by User avatar Guest