... Hi, I thought I might make this post because I didn't see very tonsilectomy recoveries that were from a teenage point of view. I do understand that the adult tonsilectomy is supposed to be a lot worse and the healing process is slightly different so if you are an adult I wouldn't recommend this to you. ... (0 replies)
... So, I had my tonsilectomy this morning. ... (23 replies)
... my throat, making it uncomfortable and 'slimy' feeling. Best of luck tho! Also if you really want to try eating solid foods, do so but carefully! the more solid food you eat, the faster you will recover. ... (2 replies)
... I ate Gerber baby food cereal several times a day. ... (2 replies)
... Im 22 its the 4th day after my sergury, ive got some questions. Okay so the day of yea obviously i was in pain but i was more concerned with the swelling my tongue and uvula were dealing with! They are huge. Anyways, day of was okay, i made sure all thru the night id wake up every hour n drink half a water bottle to keep the sergical site moist. Ive only been able to eat baby... (2 replies)
... Ok Today is day 14. Day 12 and 13 were horrible with vomiting. I thought I might not survive this! Today is a complete turn around. I went today without any pain meds and started eating real food. I just want to let you all know that there is an end to the pain and for me, it seemed to come all of a sudden after a horrible 13 days total. I wish there was some way to... (2 replies)
... barely drink lukewarm liquids but that was better than hot or cold things. Lukewarm vanilla pudding was the easiest thing to get down. Tonight I am eating real food but my tongue feels very swollen. It hurts especially in the back by the molers. ... (2 replies)
... I've been feeling fine, doctor said eat solid foods after weekend well, ive been eating solid food anyway. Smoked pot atleast once and not doing it again til after i recover... Woke up this morning, throat hurt. Looked at it... theirs a legit hole in the skin. ... (0 replies)
... I think the cold will help with the inflammation and the softness will help get the food down. You could also try cold fruit juices or popsicles. ... (1 replies)
... I am new to this forum, new to any forum at that. I am 26 yrs old and had a tonsilectomy almost two weeks ago. From what i've read from other posts, I should be on the downslope by now. From what I can tell, my scabs have fallen off. ... (0 replies)
... i think that was the first actual food i ate for 2 weeks! And of course lots and lots of pain meds! ... (4 replies)
... I had mine out May 13, so we're around the same time frame. I'm 19. It's probably been a little worse on my part being I'm older, but I may be able to give you SOME hope.
WE have some things in common. For some reason, my left side has been the only side to REALLY hurt. Sure the right side has it's days, but WOW ... it feels like I didn't even have anything done on the... (5 replies)
... It takes a good two weeks or more to get over this at your age. And if you want to eat regular food, go ahead and try. Just chew it real well...and if they gave you that gel gagrle that deadens your throat, be sure and use it. (5 replies)
... i'm also afraid that when I eat something it's gonna get stuck in those "holes" at the back of my throat. I wanna eat regular food so bad. I'm so hungry. when am I gonna be better? ... (5 replies)
... Ive not had any bleeding at all but Im on day 9 now and today has been sore I must admit. Stinging and bruisy feeling. Im now eating normal food but avoiding the acidy foods and spicy ones too. ... (1 replies)
... my ears, my throat and strangely, my teeth. my eyes swelled up aswell which was unpleasent. on 5 i managed to eat a little bit of food the pain started to ease up and i had more energy. im now on day 6 and although the mornings and nights are still agony i am ok. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Murmur,
I am so sorry to hear about your experience. Please do take it easy. What day are you on now?
Also, please take Brumnier and my advice on the toast and any hard or crispy food. We only want the best for you.
Take care and make sure to get lots of rest. Dont rush back to work yet. Let your body heal.
Take care. (12 replies)
... sounding name was interesting, but no big deal. I too, took nearly 2 weeks until leaving my home. Fully agree with you, plenty of fluids and enough food to keep up your strength is important. The medicine made me dizzy too! I agree with your reservations regarding abrasive foods such as toast. ... (12 replies)
... OH and one other thing you need to get food in your body. Try to alternate food so you dont get bored too quickly. And protein shakes come in quite handy when you cant eat hard food. ... (12 replies)
... I found that before my surgery i focused on my fear of goin under anesthetic. I did not think of the recovery as a major thing to worry about and so here I am at 3.40am (in ireland) lying awake in emense pain. I am on day 5 of recovery and have had an awful time. I have been taking Codeine based capsules with paracetemol in them for pain, another anti biotic for swelling,... (12 replies)