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 …

Samantha’s Positive Tonsillectomy Recovery Story

Tonsillectomy at age 26 – a smoother recovery experience I am 26 years old and just recently had my tonsils removed. I wanted to tell my POSITIVE tonsillectomy story because when I was searching for personal experiences both online and in my social circle, I was hard pressed to find anyone say anything positive. The Read More …

Tonsillectomy Diet and Recovery – Katy

This resource is brilliant. Thanks to this I knew before I underwent the operation that there is a point when the pain changes and gets worse (for me days 6-8). [Editor’s Note: Thanks Katy!]   Katy’s Tonsillectomy Story: I’m a 39 year old woman in the UK who’s had chronic tonsillitis for about 4 years Read More …

Tonsillectomy Diet

Eating Foods After Tonsils Removed The tonsillectomy diet can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, the nutrition derived from solid foods is essential for out overall health and recovery from tonsillectomy surgery. The very act of swallowing also helps the throat recover. On the other hand, pushing foods past the raw and tender Read More …