... I am a 25 year old Masters student in vocal performance. I had a chronic infection in my tonsils for about 5 months and finally decided I had no choice but to get them removed. ... (0 replies)
... 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)
... I was starting to feel nauseous, took a melt away tablet. Eating much less today, couldn't finish jello or pineapples. I threw up twice, couple hours apart, even after taking another melt away tablet. After the first time I threw up, I was done with the pain meds. ... (3 replies)
... I checked the website before tonsillectomy as I was anxious about the operation at my age and I was going through this alone. ... (0 replies)
... right after surgery. ... (4 replies)
... ince i was in 8th grade...throughout my high school years and recently, I also had sinus and throat infections, about 3 times a year. I recently had a bacterial infection in my throat this past march and it took ten days for anitbiotics to kick in. ... (20 replies)
... make out. After all you only find the worst case scenario when you search online, who really posts a success story, right? ... (1 replies)
... codamol after an hour... which still, you can buy over counter, but couldn't have it until I ate. ... (6 replies)
... Woke up from the operation, there was quite a bit of pain which is expected after part of your body has been cut out. Nurse gave me lots of morphine which made me absolutely painless for a few hours, and very sleepy. ... (6 replies)
... Day 8. Feeling even better back to being able to look after my little girl but taking it easy as throat is still sore. ... (6 replies)
... I went through a tonsillectomy on Feb. ... (4 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)