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... left side now and I don't recall it coming out. That side is a bit sore. The stitch on the right hand side is still hanging in there. On average, how long do stitches take to dissolve? ... (4 replies)
... throat. After putting off the operation for over a year due to work commitments the date finally came. ... (2 replies)
... ope you continue to have positive results and believe me, your updates are extremely appreciated. There are many of us who are humming and hawwing over getting a tonsillectomy but find the procedure a little alien... partly because we don't know anyone who ever went through this. ... (4 replies)

... I am now two weeks and two days post op. Would up going back to work on Tuesday, 11 days after the surgery. No problems, but I am an attorney, so I talk....ALOT. My throat was very tired after the first day back. ... (4 replies)
... 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)
... minutes. The doctor was coming out to talk to my husband after the procedure, when my husband heard over the intercom, "Dr. ... (4 replies)
... I had my tonsillectomy on Feb 21. It was an uneventful procedure. I'm a 37 year old nurse who figured I could fly through recovery and get back to work. Nope. ... (0 replies)
... I had my tonsillectomy on Feb 21. It was an uneventful procedure. I'm a 37 year old nurse who figured I could fly through recovery and get back to work. Nope. ... (0 replies)
Jan 30, 2013
... The pain youre feeling in your ears is normal, well at least I know I felt that after surgery. My jaw felt like it was broken as well... at least youre able to open your mouth wide enough to see the back of your throat. ... (1 replies)
... I just wanted to say hang in there!! It will get better! I had my Tonsils out is September and I had a terrible time! I ended up having to stay in ICU after surgery.. I used a ice pack on my throat which helped me a lot! As for things to eat. I smashed up a banana and sprinkled some sugar and cinnamon on it! ... (168 replies)
... they were very deep.. he had to go all the way to the muscle!! My Dr said that I lost a lot of blood during surgery and ended up biting my tongue waking up with stitches and getting rushed to ICU.. NOT what I had planned! I stayed in the hospital for 3 days. I could only drink water and eat chicken broth. ... (168 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)
... Well it's all done now. I arrived a bit early and they took me for prep relatively soon after getting there. I wasn't really nervous there which surprised me. I didn't need any medication to calm me down like my 8 year old son did. ... (7 replies)
... but my tonsils was abcessed and done kinda on an emergency basis, and they was so inflamed and swollen as my doc put it they was rotten. So...... I ended up with stitches because I bleed so much, so I am thinking I am having the soreness from the stitches. ... (36 replies)
... and I relaxed after a bit went to sleep. ... (94 replies)
... Thanks so much for replying Mrealty and Spirithawk. I really hope you are both recovering well. I had the tonsillectomy Tues evening and am now being looked after by my parents (who have been an absolute godsend). I must say the anaesthetic really affected me this time (I had only one previous experience having a wisdom tooth removed a few years back, but I was fine). I... (82 replies)
... not to mention what i went through after the surgery. ... (36 replies)
... There is a 1 in 20 chance of bleeding after the operation and I bled twice. After my initial surgery, I started throwing up blood and had to be taken back to the OR. ... (36 replies)
... ok; im only 15; and i have a tonsillectomy tomorrow; those death notes ie. 1 in 15,000, still scare the living shit out of me; i have like a fear of dying tomorrow lol.:( i know it sounds crazy, but you never know right.:confused: but i also want to know something; on a scale of 1-10 how bad is the pain during day 1?:confused: and when can you talk again ? (2 replies)
... All I know is that I was cauterized and a few extra disolving stitches had to be used. I do feel I was lied to. ... (3 replies)

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