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... heat collars and heat it up in the microwave and put it on your ears. A heating pad would also work. My friend made me a heating pad with corn kernels in it that you heat up in the microwave. It makes a world of difference. I wouldn't have survived this long without heat on my ears. ... (9 replies)
... I noticed that no one recommended an ice pack. I used one for the first 7 days constantly but was told later to use it for the first 3 days only and then use a heating pad after that. The heating pad really helps with the ear pain. ... (718 replies)
... days ago. I have found drinking a lot of water and staying on my medication by the book works pretty good. It still hurts but it is doable. After I wake up is the worst. I guess because I am breathing though my mouth when I sleep. ... (6 replies)

... I had my tonsillectomy on July 23, 2010 at age 58. My ENT, his assistant, and many HealthBoards posters had me believing that it would be a horribly painful recovery. ... (1 replies)
... They tried giving me Percocets crushed into some pudding in hopes of being able to send me home. Well.. that didnt go too well. Started throwing up immediately after taking the Percocet with the pudding which just made the pain worse. Ended up with just IV morphine every hour. and iv zofran. ... (36 replies)
... Hi Im a 21 year old male and had my tonsils out on July 23, 2010. I just wanted to post this for anyone who is concerned or scared to have them removed. I read a lot of blogs and it terrified me. I just want people to know that if you do all things suggested to you, the pain is manageable. First off DRINK DRINK DRINK, and for the first fews days use a heating pad because the... (9 replies)
... h the surgery I was able to eat just fine, and chew on ice. When I woke up from the anesthesia I remember saying hello to everyone I saw. HAHA. I vomited shortly after they took out my IV so I could go home. I spent the first full week not being able to keep my food down. ... (10 replies)
... g your posts because I am a little ahead of you. My surgery was 2 weeks ago. I had no scabbing because the dr. used the coblation method. I did develop thrush after the first week. I would recommend eating yogurt or taking chewable acidophilus tablets for prevention of thrush. ... (57 replies)
... Yesterday was my surgery, I had it moved up. I vomited soon after getting to the waiting room. Today has been okay, I tried some apple sauce and got 2 spoons in before it hurting more. ... (10 replies)
... I hope you can help i had my tonsills out like 5 days ago today i woke up and i feel great but when i try to eat i swallow without no pain but the thing is when i eat something i feel like there are people in side my throt hitting me with a hinting knive jsut pocking me with it it really hurt Some more details what i was eating was chef boyarde im only 14 (5 replies)
... but it has been better than I thought after reading all these horror stories online!! I took a lot of what I read online in to account, so I could have a good recovery. ... (5 replies)
Tonsillectomy
Apr 16, 2008
... Hey Matt, I'm sorry to hear your pain increased. It will, and if you use the heating pad, and ice your throat at the same time, esp. after you take your percs. usually a few mins after it will be relieved and feel better, at least it did for me. ... (31 replies)
Tonsillectomy
Apr 14, 2008
... Summer, glad to hear the warm compress works to ease your ear pain. I've got a heating pad standing by incase any ear pain kicks in. ... (31 replies)
Tonsillectomy
Apr 12, 2008
... and today is day 4 after my surgery. You are very optimistic and makes me jealous that you can be. ... (31 replies)
... Hey everybody, I hope all are healing well. Please don't let the horror stories scare you. I had my tonsillectomy November 2006. I was 45 years old. I was frightened to death because of the bad things I read. ... (84 replies)
... ll ever have in bed, but a tonsillectomy can be a worthwhile endeavor. ... (1 replies)
... I found it best to sleep as much as I could for the first few days. I wouldn't plan on going out much either after you have your surgery. I attempted to just go into town to the grocery store with my hubby and I was absolutely miserable and in tears by the time we got home. ... (72 replies)
8/14 Tonsillectomy
Aug 28, 2007
... of it. The ear pain is almost worse that the throat pain, but you can get it under control within 15 minuites or so if you take action. It usually happened to me after waking up in the morning. ... (32 replies)
8/14 Tonsillectomy
Aug 17, 2007
... hours, but that seems to be doing the trick. I do keep a heating pad close for my ears, which seem to only hurt when I wake up after sleeping for several hours at night. Fourtyoneantz and Sandy1919, it sounds like you are both doing pretty well so far. ... (32 replies)
... Hope, take a deep breath and try to relax. I have to say that before I had my tonsillectomy I was terrified that I would be in horrible pain afterward, but that wasn't true. ... (47 replies)


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