... Thanks for sharing your story. I want to get a Tonsillectomy but am worried about the doctor making an error in judgment, but then again, I am a chronic over-thinker/worrier. So reading your story helps tremendously.
Is it too much to ask you to keep us updated every month or so?
I am curious about the weeks afterwards.
My biggest worry, I guess, would be taking any... (4 replies)
... This post may be a little long, but I am going to attempt to give a full description of my experience. I read soooo many horror stories before my surgery that I was petrified! I talked to a friend of mine, who suggested that the reason all I was reading was bad news is because nobody feels the need to post the good stories. I would like to do that, to hopefully take some of... (4 replies)
... and prolong your healing process . ... (1 replies)
... Is there anything I can do to assist the healing process of whatever nerve was damaged? ... (1 replies)
... Hi all,
I just had my tonsils removed on October 17th making today 5 days post-op. I am a 32 year old male and have been putting off surgery for years for fear or bleeding and pain.
Honestly though it wasn't that bad. I'm on day 5 and I would recommend this surgery (Coblation method) to anyone who has enlarged tonsils cryptic tonsils and sleep apnea like myself.
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... ing absolutely nothing for about 2 weeks after the surgery and limit your talking. I would not smoke...this could create a problem with hemmoraging and slow the healing process. Good luck and keep us posted on your progress. ... (6 replies)
... looking for someone to chat with that is around the same post op days with healing progress. sorry when you read this it is scatter brained so bad. ... (1 replies)
... r body needs to get rid of the scabs when the new skin underneath is ready to surface, and if you're eating toast or pretzels, you're rushing your bodies natural healing process. Plus all these people said after they did those things, they bled a lot, and I'm not trying to do that. ... (3 replies)
I'm not an older gal, in fact I'm still quite young.
But I've had immune system problems for 20 years now, including problems with my tonsils. Since october I've had strep throat and tonsillitis about 7 times. I know how miserable it is.
I recently had my tonsils taken out on February 28th. I'm not quite out of the healing process but healing is different for... (8 replies)
... e. The sugar helps you feel a little better, and it keeps you hydrated. I was in a lot of pain where my doctor ended up giving me morphine. It's just part of the healing process it sucks. ... (2 replies)
... I'm still deciding if i should wait for like a week more or maybe a fortnight. Just hoping i might get well. Sick and tired of this. (2 replies)
... Just normal healing process most likely. What does your doctor say? ... (2 replies)
... is an indication of a healing process. It should be a good sign. ... (1 replies)
... my vocal chords get tired rather quickly if I sing or talk to much, but the healing process is just really long. ... (12 replies)
... were my worse. Then on day 9 I got some real sleep and the healing process went forward some. ... (23 replies)
... ing my tongue. I also had thrush. Call your dr. There is a pill and a mouth wash that will help with that. I do hope things get better for you. It is a slow healing process. Just keep your head up. ... (168 replies)
... hours! That is the most sleep I've had in one stretch in almost a week, so I'm hoping that will help my mood and healing process. Of course, I woke up in pain, but I'm hoping some medication and icing it for a little while will allow me to go back to bit here in a bit. ... (168 replies)
... uring the surgery so my recovery time was longer than normal I think, plus I was 18. I can't really give you a time frame because everyone is different in their healing process but I can tell you that you will feel better soon though, and you will eat normal food again!! ... (3 replies)
... stage. Doctors generally prescribe codeine, percocets, vicadin, or morphine, etc. and somtimes an antibiotic to help fight off infection. The most common form of tonsillectomy is to cut them out and cauterize the wounds. Drinking water is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT. ... (168 replies)
... It sounds like the scabs are coming loose to me. I had a tonsillectomy when I was 18 and went through the same terrible pain. I couldn't even talk for 2 weeks because it hurt too much to. ... (6 replies)