The First Ten Days Tonsillectomy Recovery

Sean’s Story Hi all! 30 yr old male here. Doctors are Having my tonsils removed because of my sleep apnea and overly-aggressive strep throat I was prone to getting. I Had my tonsils removed on the 5th of July. So I’m on day ten now. The first few days were easy. Painful, but bearable with Read More …

A Personal Tonsillectomy Experience

Stephanie Tells Her Tonsillectomy Story Day of surgery (Day 1): Everything was great before and during my op, friendly staff and a successful surgery. After I woke up from my general anaesthetic, I couldn’t open my eyes I felt so tired and drowsy when all of a sudden, someone put a straw in my mouth Read More …

Tips For Tonsillectomy

My tonsillectomy story – not that bad, but tough at times. Surgery Day: woke up after my surgery and ate a cheese sandwich and drank lots of water whilst at hospital. I tried a cup of tea, but I felt sick from anaesthetic and had to quickly ask for anti sickness tablet which nurse gave Read More …

Sarah Shares Her Tonsillectomy Experience

Firstly, this site was a lifesaver for me during those long uncomfortable nights. I’m a 36 yo female who had a tonsillectomy 6/28/17. My biggest advice now (day 10 and seeing the light) is to expect the unexpected and give yourself permission to do absolutely nothing–not even reading. For me, a sugar-hound in real life, Read More …

Child Tonsillectomy Recovery Story

Hi there, my son had his tonsils removed on 30/06/2017 And what a day he had. There is me thinking it’s a minor operation and that he would be in theatre/recovery for a total maximum of 3 hours, I was wrong. After being in theatre for approximately 7.5 hours he returned back to the ward. Read More …

Tony’s Tonsillectomy Adventure- Day 3

Day 3 – Twilight zone I have experience little pain. My pain medicines Lidocaine, Percocet and Celecoxib are doing their job in addition to the Medrol and Ranitidine. However, I am having a hard time with swallowing. For the most part, I’ve been eating Jell-O, Yogurt, Applesauce, Ice-cream and Italian ice. However, doing day two Read More …

Jay’s Coblation Tonsillectomy Recovery Log

MY COBLATION TONSILLECTOMY STORY AT AGE 24 Hello everyone, going through the same thing as me… I was quite late in posting my experience but I wanted to heal completely first. You know I wanted to qualify first to give advice. .LOL Today is the 25th post op day and I’m fine like a racehorse Read More …

Drink Water After Tonsillectomy

If I can give any advice to my fellow brave tonsillectomy friends on this site it is this: drink LOTS and LOTS of WATER. I literally cannot stress how this sped up my recovery and eased the pain. I didn’t have a spec of bloody throughout which I put down to the water. It also Read More …

Tessa’s Tonsillectomy Experience

Hi all I had my tonsillectomy yesterday afternoon. I’m still in hospital to be discharged today. So far my pain level has been really manageable. I’m on fairly strong painkillers but at no time has it been much over a 5 and it’s generally sitting at about 2/3. I managed to eat quite a bit Read More …

Recovery Time for Taryns tonsillectomy 

I’m a 21 year old female and currently on day 10 post op tonsillectomy. Honestly the days are starting to blur together but I I figured I would do more of a post on some tips or things I was surprised and not really prepared for during this time.  Before hand I would be prepared Read More …

Samantha’s Tonsillectomy Experience

Seven Days of Tonsillectomy Recovery 23 y.o. female. I’m now on day seven and I have had almost no pain throughout my entire recovery (1’s and 2’s on the 10 point pain scale, so I guess I’ve been lucky). I experienced extreme nausea as a side-effect from the medications, which I remedied through only taking Read More …

Fiona’s Tonsillectomy Experience

Well I’m on day 12 now and I feel SO much better! This tonsillectomy is the best decision I’ve made-I can breathe better, I now don’t snore and no more tonsil stones, Yey!! The pain from day 5-8 was definitely the worst for me and it was extremely hard, but once you’re through those few Read More …