Cold Method Tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomy Method and Recovery I am 36 and on Day 6 of tonsillectomy recovery. I had the “cold method” done. I have had an incredible recovery!!! I am so glad I didn’t chicken out getting this done (my reasons were cryptic tonsils that were causing tonsil stones which were causing a constant unpleasant taste in Read More …

Should I Get a Tonsillectomy?

Are You Glad You Got a Tonsillectomy? I posted this funny picture on our Facebook page and asked readers who had had a tonsillectomy in the past four years if they regretted it. I got quite a response. The question was: Do you regret getting a tonsillectomy? The responses: Lalana I have!! I know in the Read More …

Tonsillectomy Pros and Cons

Advantages vs Disadvantages – Pros and Cons of getting a tonsillectomy. Have you had a tonsillectomy? Please add your thoughts on the upsides and downsides of having the surgery. Are you trying to decide whether to get a tonsillectomy? Read what others who have done it have to say. Many of us have lived with Read More …

Preparation for Tonsillectomy

Preparation for Tonsillectomy for older children and adults Douglas G Mann, MD, Board Certified Otolaryngologist, Graduate of Yale University School of Medicine Just because tonsillectomy is an outpatient procedure does not mean that the recovery is a breeze. It is not. In Germany, adults stay 4-5 days in the hospital! So you should be ready Read More …

How Much Time Off for Tonsillectomy?

One of the most common questions people ask on the forum is, “how much off from work to recover from my adult tonsillectomy?” Of course it varies between individuals.  I put the question out to our Face Book page.  Here’s what people had to say.  Feel free to add your own comments at the bottom Read More …

Adult Tonsillectomy Risks

There is encouraging news for adults considering tonsillectomy surgery.  A recent study indicates that risks for adults undergoing tonsillectomy surgery are very similar to those in pediatric patients. Research Indicates Adult Tonsillectomy Risks Similar to Pediatric This is exciting because, though there has long been extensive research indicating relative safety, or low risk of complications, Read More …