... from the surgery and that I just need to keep changing the dressing under my nose as needed. I slept rather poorly last night, due to being rather worried about bleeding from my nose. ... (0 replies)
... t to worry. She said that stories on the internet are all the worst case scenarios. She says of all the people in her career as a doctor that have ever had their tonsils removed only one person ever had a difficult time as far as bleeding afterwards and that person was in their 50's. So that made me feel a little bit better. ... (2 replies)
... Getting my tonsils out was torturous and probably the worst pain I've been through! Days 4 and 5 were the worst for me! Although I didn't have a swollen tongue like you do! ... (3 replies)
... rience with my tonsillectomy. As many of you would be searching online for answers and comfort before undergoing this surgery, you have probably freaked yourself out to the point where you're up late at night convincing you will not go ahead. ... (0 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)
... the reason all I was reading was bad news is because nobody feels the need to post the good stories. I would like to do that, to hopefully take some of the fear out of this for some. ... (4 replies)
... and finally it eases up. Well, then my dad comes in and tells me the doctor said if it keeps on bleeding than to come and see him. Luckily, as i spat, I noticed that the bleeding was actually alot less than I had thought. ... (0 replies)
... I'm 34 and had my tonsils out on the 17th...I haven't noticed any bleeding, but I'll sure be more aware that it COULD still happen... ... (2 replies)
... I am 23 years old and I had my tonsils out on July 13. On Saturday night I experienced bleeding several times and it was pretty heavy. My mom and I called the emergency number for the doctor. ... (2 replies)
... If you are having bleeding, you need to contact your ENT IMMEDIATLY. My ENT told me if there is any bleeding to contact him immediatly!!! ... (3 replies)
... Not sure about the scab, but if you have bleeding, gargle with salt water. My first daughter who is now 22 had her tonsils out at age 6 and she had bleeding a little. She was hard to keep still and did too much too soon. Try to take it easy. Your body has to heal. ... (3 replies)
... I had my tonsils out on Friday afternoon...within 2 hrs I was eating ice cream and jelly...and within 4 hrs I was eating a sandwich. ... (3 replies)
... ing me how much pain I'd be in, thinking I was fine I just laid in bed and relaxed didn't put too much thought into it. Two days later on Sunday afternoon I spit out this green stringy thought and was totally unaware what it was. ... (1 replies)
... I'm so sorry to hear what's happening with your daughter! I can only imagine how scared she must be and you, also. I had my tonsils out as an adult and thankfully didn't have any bleeding. However, I drank tons and tons of ice water. ... (1 replies)
... I had my tonsils out 14 days ago. ... (0 replies)
... Aww im genuinly sorry to hear that its horrible getting the tonsils out. ... (2 replies)
... From what i heard its only for the first 3 weeks, im waiting for mine to come out in late august early september.. but i read somewhere its like about 3 weeks and im guessing to its due to the risks of bleeding and such. ... (4 replies)
... I'm sure it has to do with the risk of bleeding afterwards. I would double check with your doctor though. I went out of town two weeks after I had mine out, car only though. The pressure from an airplane may be part of the issue. ... (4 replies)
... Congratulations, that's terrific! I would think if you have made it without bleeding for a couple days, go for the mac and cheese. ... (10 replies)
... For years I tried gargling, trying to extract them myself on a daily basis. Then I got concerned because I started to have bleeding from my tonsils and was worried there was something seriously wrong with me. So I went to an ENT who indicated my tonsils could be removed, but warned me about the surgery... ... (2 replies)