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... So sorry to hear you are nervous! I understand entirely, however. ... (4 replies)
... Hello. My name is Nikki. I'm 19 and I just had my tonsils taken out yesterday, May 21st. I had my adenoids removed when I was an infant because they were causing chronic ear infections. The ENT left my tonsils because, at the time, there was nothing wrong with them. ... (6 replies)
... Congrats! you are 1 step closer to becoming a healthier you! I dont think he should have said that the pain was horrible. Everyone has a different healing process. My recovery was a breeze.. I had no problems at all. I was eating toast and steak the next day. and i didn't eat jelly once!!! ... (20 replies)

... So I had an consult today and the Ent told me that he agrees I do have very cryptic tonsils...he said they were HUGE...im like..really....so i told him that my last few tonsil infection it took weeks for my tonsils to heal and a doc even gave me steriods for the swelling. ... (20 replies)
... What exactly should I tell the ent, I've heard stories where people would explain to the ent about their situation and they refused to take out their tonsils.... ... (20 replies)
... Update! Yesterday, day 5 of my recovery, my step sister came to town. We all went to the beach together and ate lunch at a restaurant on the beach. They didn't have any soup or macaroni and I hate fish. I ordered off the kids menu because it was a little more recovery friendly. ... (6 replies)
... hours. When the scabs start to fall off, I'll probably increase it back to the full dose. Hopefully once they're off I can go down to a half does again or maybe even OTC pain killer like Tylenol. ... (6 replies)
... Hey everyone. I had a tonsillectomy and adnodectomy done march 19, 2014. I had small amount of bleeding but nothing that requires medical attention. Well here I am almost eight weeks out and still have bleeding. ... (0 replies)
... Good to hear your success story! I'm now 4 months post op, and really glad I had it done. Unlike you, my dr was resistant at first, since my tonsils did not look "cryptic" on the outside. ... (30 replies)
... Hi everyone. I'm 25, and I'm almost 2 weeks out of my tonsillectomy. I had a really swollen tonsil on one side which was cryptic and filled with tonsil stones. This started like 5 years ago. ... (30 replies)
... and I'm trying to decide if I want to have a tonsillectomy or not! ... (30 replies)
... she knows what they are talking about. I have tonsillitis for 30 plus years, usually once year now it worse I have had it 10 times since November and have just recently developed stones Yuk, also I have tested positive to mono. ... (1 replies)
... Hey everyone. I am a 24 yr old female and this is my story. I have had enlarged tonsils my entire life. Never had problems with a sore throat or anything, but I have had problems with tonsil stones off and on. Other than having the tonsil stones pop out occasionally I've had no uncomfortable symptoms with them. ... (1 replies)
... Maybe this will be my last update unless something weird happens. I'm feeling pretty good. My left side doesn't hurt at all when I swallow but my right side is still tender. I'm down to taking my meds every 6 hours now. ... (30 replies)
... I slept propped off and every time I woke up, I made sure I drank some water. I remember the ENT telling me that I'd probably spike a low grade fever and not to worry about it, so the headache could be caused by that or dehydration, lack of food or sleep. ... (30 replies)
... I have had the worst headache all night and I still have it. It feels like someone is crushing my brain. My throat pain is nothing in comparison. ... (30 replies)
... not sure how long this will last because I usually can't sleep inmy back at all. I've only been able to up to this point because I've been getting SO tired I think from the anesthesia. But I feel like it's going out of my system now because I'm much much more alert than before. ... (30 replies)
... not sure how long this will last because I usually can't sleep inmy back at all. I've only been able to up to this point because I've been getting SO tired I think from the anesthesia. But I feel like it's going out of my system now because I'm much much more alert than before. ... (30 replies)
... Ok so I just had it done today and I'm glad I did!! Even though my tonsils didn't look so bad from the outside they were filled with pus and very infected. Good riddance! ... (30 replies)
... About the postnasal drip, what has really worked for me is a neti pot. I've been using it pretty much twice a day for the last month or so, and I have not noticed any PND whatsoever. ... (30 replies)


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