... months, my tonsils are swollen and remain infected after 4 different antibiotics. I am hoping a specialist will recommend if not advise tonsillectomy as I am miserable... ... (3 replies)
... In fact I got given toast the morning after my op. where as you guys seem to live on really soft food for the first week. ... (7 replies)
... The surgery itself was fairly routine. According to my ENT, he tried a newer technique with the tonsillectomy and this caused the tonsillectomy to take a bit longer than normal. He used sutures to close the wound site and I can feel them on one side. They will dissolve in a few days. ... (20 replies)
... Hi..have you had your doc check it out? Are the white patches easily removed with a qtip?
If so...you might have a mild yeast infection.
Try gargling with salt water and see if that improves.
But I think you should still get it checked out.
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... I had a tonsillectomy last July at age 31. Ouch! My tonsils were a total nightmare since the age of 6. They were asymmetrical, the left side being much larger. ... (2 replies)
... ce packs, a humidifier is essential. Drink as much water as you can stand. Dehydration is the enemy here. I was taking 15 ml of liquid hydrocodone every 4 hours. After the 7th day I was back to watching the clock and setting alarms for my pain meds. I didn't feel like that was working anymore so I asked for something different. ... (2 replies)
... Pac, as usual, to fight the infection. I was in agony with the ear pain associated with the swelling and infection of my tonsils. I went in on the morning of the surgery with a painful case of ear pain as the infection had not subsided. ... (3 replies)
... I also was NOT put on an antibiotic after surgery and was glad for that. My doctor does not believe in prescribing unless you have a documented infection. ... (4 replies)
... Aliber, did you mean you just had your tonsillectomy a week ago on the 19th? ... (8 replies)
... I feel like my tonsils have become even more deeply pitted over the years after infections. ... (8 replies)
... still sounded hoarse!I was so worried.Turns out that she had gotten an infection,thats y her throat is still sore.So would using Listerine help me not to get an infection or not? ... (1 replies)
... eye pain over my right eye. This was one of my problem spots when I had the infection before the surgery. ... (2 replies)
... I am wondering if I am having an infection in my sinuses. About 12 days ago I had a tonsillectomy and right side sinus surgery, the CT scan only showed infection and problem on my right side. ... (0 replies)
... any infection. I got Cephalexin instead of amox give your dr a call and ask him to switch. I also have Ondansetron for nausea that helps with the vomiting right after you take your meds. The Dr put me on Liq Loratab for the pain but I couldnt keep that down either so he gave me Acetaminophen. ... (1 replies)
... So I have been spitting the mucous out or I start to choke which brings on the coughing. I don't understand why I have so much mucous its like having a bad sinus infection but instead of it draining out your nose its coming out the mouth. When I sleep I get woken up from it because it causes me to choke. Is it ever going to stop? ... (12 replies)
... Should I still be having so much pain 13 days after surgery? ... (7 replies)
... Looks like you are doing pretty well being able to eat some. I can't remember when I ate my first food that wasn't a popcycle, but I'm pretty sure it was after Day 3. So that's good news! I hope you start feeling lots better soon!! ... (24 replies)
... Anyway, I wish you the best and hopefully you can have your surgery on time! I had the same worries as I got a nasty sinus infection exactly 10 days before my surgery was scheduled. They told me they would do it as long as I wasn't running a fever and it worked out fine. ... (168 replies)
... Day 13
So I had hoped to be completely recovered by now, but I don't think I am even close. It does seem things are getting ever so slightly better by the day, but it's so slight I have to really struggle to even notice it.
My doctor's office never called back yesterday - I've no idea what happened with that. I would call back today except that it hurts too much to... (168 replies)
... nkfully my pain seems to dissipate quite a bit during the midday and afternoon and then comes on strong around 6 or so in the evening and lasts until a few hours after I get up in the morning. ... (168 replies)