How Bad is Adult Tonsillectomy Recovery?

Sometimes not so bad – Emily’s Tonsillectomy Experience First, I’m going to start off by saying I wish I would have done this when I was younger but I am still SO glad that I got it done. As a younger child, my doctor recommended a tonsillectomy because my right tonsil was the size of Read More …

Tonsillectomy Horror Stores?

Six Day Tonsillectomy Recovery – Tips From Anne Hi all- About two weeks ago I found this website and instantly became petrified about the surgery from all the horror stories I read. If you are looking for reassurance, I have some to offer. Im 18 years old and have been told by ENT’s that I have Read More …

Tonsillectomy at Age 50

After years of battling strep throat, I decided it was finally time to seek medical advice about getting my tonsils removed. Both my primary care and ENT concurred that removal would be the best course of action. Being 50, I was told that recovery would be more difficult but I’ve had operations before, so I Read More …

Ear pain Eating and Pain Medicine

Rebecca’s Tonsillectomy Recovery Story I’m 23 years old and had my Tonsillectomy 8 days ago! Boy oh boy has this been a journey. I’ve had my compacted wisdom teeth removed and I thought that was painful, but that is nothing in comparison to a Tonsillectomy. When I woke up from my Tonsillectomy the morphine hadn’t Read More …

Tonsillectomy Recovery Not Bad

Ross Tells His Not So Bad Experience With Tonsillectomy Recovery I’ve had a fairly mild recovery and I wanted to share my story for anyone who wants to read another perspective/something more positive. I came across this site and a few others similar to it a day and half before surgery and honestly, the horror Read More …

Brittany’s Tonsillectomy Tips

I had my tonsillectomy on January 30th. I am now about 18 days post surgery. I am 27 years old, my profession is  a teacher in a very rough school. So I requested 2 weeks off from work – since I unfortunately have to speak loudly often. Now that I’m thinking with a clear mind Read More …

Morgan’s Daily Tonsillectomy Journal With Tips

Morgan Shares Her Daily Tonsillectomy Journal I am 21 years old and had my tonsils taken out February 9, 2017, 6 days before my birthday. I am only on day 7, including the surgery day, I am believing my recovery time will end shortly. Day 1: Surgery Day, I was at an outpatient surgery center Read More …

Anna’s Tonsillectomy Daily Journal

Im a 28yr old female and had my tonsils out on 24th January 2017 due to recurrent tonsillitis and tonsil stones that only started over the past 17 months. I never had tonsil problems as a child or teenager. Im Australian and went through a private hospital. Day of surgery Everything went well, I had Read More …

Children’s Tonsillectomy Recovery

Geneva’s Child Tonsillectomy Story Monday Jan.23.2017 my son, 12 and daughter 10 had Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy. I read this and other articles multiple times and took notes. Little nervous for them, a few years back one of their older sisters didn’t have the best recovery, she was also 12. So we went in, all was Read More …

Tonsillectomy Survival List:

Tonsillectomy Checklist: Tonsillectomy survival list: Water Bottle to spit into, dont waste swallows spit out mucus, swish and spit into bottle after eating to keep germs away- clean out sugar/salts HUMIDIFIER- keep it on all day and night on the highest setting, keeps your throat from being dry, better quality of sleep and helps with Read More …

Tonsillectomy With Diabetes Type 2

Sense of Taste After Tonsillectomy Hello, I’m from Greece  and I’m male, 49.  I had a tonsillectomy at 28 September 2016. The operation went well but I had a lot of pain for 20 days and swollen tissues especially the uvula and a tissue on the right of it, where I had the bigger tonsil. Read More …

Daily Tonsillectomy Recovery

Chelsea’s Tonsillectomy Recovery Story I am a 21 year old female who got her tonsils and adenoids taken out on January 11, 2017. Day 1 (surgery day) I woke up from surgery at 9:30 AM with minimal pain, felt like a sore throat. I ate a cup of applesauce and drank 2 cups of apple Read More …

Tonsillectomy Recovery in the UK

I just had my tonsils removed on Thursday 19 January and I was two days away from my 19 birthday which was yesterday. So at the time of the surgery I was 18. Going in to the surgery was nerve racking and when the anesthetist injected me with the anesthetizing agent it was really painful Read More …

What is Tonsillectomy Recovery Like?

Hey, I’ve been wanting to share my story since it was a bit different than any others I have read. I’m a 22 year-old female. While I was recovering I read recovery stories religiously because I needed to have something/someone to relate to. I chose not to look too much into the surgery before, because Read More …