... 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)
... am that I had been given no pain meds. And surprisingly didn't feel too bad. Left the hospital about noon with Rx's for liquid Tylenol with Codeine and liquid antibiotics. ... (4 replies)
... Hi, has anybody experienced tongue pain? ... (1 replies)
... Yes, I had my surgery last Thursday. I'm on day 9 now, if you count the day of the surgery as day 1. I had the coblation tonsillectomy under general anesthesia. I was sent home the next day. My problem was two large tongue sores from the surgical instruments. ... (8 replies)
... Yes! I'm going through the same tongue pain as well! My doctor told me that my tongue would hurt because they use a tool in the surgery to keep it out of the way. ... (12 replies)
... Lots of people seem to have posted about this, but it has been a while. I had a tonsillectomy one week ago. ... (0 replies)
... Sorry I'm just now replying. By now you may be fine. I did have increasing tongue pain as the days went by towards the back along the sides. ... (47 replies)
... I am still on a soup diet! I am not able to eat anything else because of the pain. I am still having a lot of pain in my right ear and the right side of my throat. The biggest problem I am having right now is tongue pain. ... (47 replies)
... is now perpetually swollen. Ears hurt on and off, sometimes more of a stabbing pain than dull ache like yesterday. ... (47 replies)
... I got my tonsils out about 5 days ago, and I have experienced the ear pain too. At times my ears hurt even worse than my throat. ... (5 replies)
... Hope youre doing well. I havent had any jaw or tongue pain, I got mine out today. ... (13 replies)
... I think the top part of my tongue has been sensitive from the thrush, but yes, how you describe the muscular tongue pain is exactly how I feel. ... (6 replies)
... I had the same issue of a white tongue that lasted quite awhile after tonsillectomy. ... (9 replies)
... Ahhhhhhhhh..... that clears things up a bit! I meant to confront my ENT about painful bumps on my tongue after surgery. ... (9 replies)
... Anyway, as to the tongue pain, there is a reason why it happens and why it seems to hurt for a while after the surgery. ... (9 replies)
... I started getting that awful tongue pain a couple of nights ago and it is excruciating, feels like someone is sawing away at my tongue, I woke this morning feeling not bad, ...... ... (278 replies)
... I had a tonsilectomy maybe... a little less than 3 weeks ago.
Parts of the back of my tounge still hurt, around where my tonsils were.
Parts of it still go numb... its weird, but my sense of taste has returned. (1 replies)
... today is day 8.. and again last night was terrible. i would be doing soo much better if it wasn't for that right side tongue pain.. its super bad at times but i'm waiting for the tables to turn i know they will!!! ... (336 replies)
... I AM experiencing ear and tongue pain. That's just what I meant. My ENT never brought them up before. I wished he had, then I would've known what to expect. ... (718 replies)
... Also, you and rattlermom mentioned codeine as your pain med. I know I couldn't have gotten through this with just codeine. ... (718 replies)