Tonsillectomy Complications Bleeding and Pain

  Twenty Five Year Old Tonsillectomy Recovery I’m a 25yo male and got my tonsils out 8 days ago on the 19th of December (tis the season for tonsillectomies it looks like). My first surgery under general anesthetic so I was leery but the procedure was easy and I had very little pain afterwards. Immediately Read More …

Tonsillectomy and Ear Pain- Maicy’s Story

Hi, my name is Maicy. I am currently 15 years old. I had my tonsils and adenoids removed on the 2nd of June. The doctor that performed my surgery prescribed Hydrocodone, Tylenol, and Ibuprofen. I finished 1 bottle of the Hydrocodone within a few days, I’m pretty sure. I also finished the 2nd bottle in Read More …

Tonsillectomy Scabs

After Tonsillectomy – When do scabs fall off? One of the most common questions I get from tonsillectomy patients is about scabs. In particular, people want to know whether their throat looks normal. Some folks get downright obsessed with their tonsillectomy scabs. It’s almost like loosing a tooth- the tongue just can’t seem to stop Read More …