Erin’s Tonsillectomy Tips and Advice

Hello. I’m a 30 yr old female in the US. I have always had slightly enlarged tonsils, but in early August of this year, found myself for nearly 2 months with multiple bouts of tonsillitis requiring antibiotics and lots of crying, feeling that I would never recover! I finally did, but one tonsil remained enlarged, Read More …

Teen Tonsillectomy Recovery

Ann Tells The Story My 15 year old daughter had her tonsils removed 10 days ago. It’s been hell. Three days of nonstop vomiting. Eventually motilium kicked in. Only thing she could drink in sips first 3 days was chilled water & popsicles. Had to abandon difene & solpodol from day 3 as was too Read More …

Emily’s Tonsillectomy Recovery Day by Day

Hello everyone! I figured I would post some words of encouragement for others! I am 21 years old and currently on day 8 of my recovery (this is including my surgery day, I was out of the hospital by 12 in the afternoon). I was a little nervous going into the hospital, because this was Read More …

Tonsillectomy Septoplasty and Turbinate Reduction at 42

I am a 42 yr old male that had a tonsillectomy on Sept 25th 2017 so as of this post I believe I am on day 8. I had the works done including a Septoplasty and Tubinate Reduction. I spent weeks before my surgery reading these boards and expecting the absolute worst. One of my Read More …

Tonsillectomy in the Bahamas

29 years Female -Caribbean (The Bahamas) hello Thank you so much for putting togther this forum;it has been so helpful. However i wish I had discovered this before my tonsillectomy to be better prepare. When I first decided to do it and in speaking with my ENT he advised that would spent one night in Read More …

Tonsillectomy for Tonsillitis

Hey y’all! I’m a 25 year old female who is finally on day 11 post-op! I decided to get my tonsils out due to very swollen tonsils from constant tonsillitis & those awful tonsil stones! I NEVER thought I was going to get to this point. Whenever I was super miserable, I would get on Read More …

Positive Tonsillectomy Experience

Hi everyone!! I’ve had a fairly positive tonsillectomy experience so I wanted to share it. I’m 22 years old and had my tonsils out August 10 (it’s now August 17 so it’s been a full week). A Positive Tonsillectomy Experience If you don’t want to read this whole thing, my best advice is DRINK TONS 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 …

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 …