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 …

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 …

Tonsillectomy Recovery in Scotland

Scott Shares His Experience With Tonsillectomy and Recovery With Tips: Thought I’d share my story – I am a 29 year old male from Scotland and underwent a tonsillectomy by NHS Scotland and wanted to share my story so people in the UK know what to expect. I’m afraid ‘jell-o’, ‘applesauce’ and sports drinks are 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 …

Top Tips for Tonsillectomy Recovery

Krissy’s Tips for a Better Recovery Hey guys! Thought i’d also share a few tips that are helping me through. I am from the UK so hopefully we have the same meds (just different brands). Remember everyone’s pain tolerance is difference, just because someone recovered more easily than you doesn’t mean you should be a Read More …

Septoplasty,Turbinate Reduction,Tonsillectomy, and Adenoidectomy

All at Once! I am 23 years old and I had a septoplasty, turbinate reduction, tonsillectomy, and adenoidectomy on the 6th of December. I got it because I would get chronic sinus infections, trouble breathing daily, and sleep apena. Recovering From Septoplasty, Turbinate Reduction, Tonsillectomy, and Adenoidectomy I am currently on day 7 including day Read More …

19 Year Old Female Tonsillectomy

Pain and Tonsillectomy Recovery I am a 19 year old female and got both my tonsils and adenoids out 8 days ago. It has been hell. The first couple of days were fine, i could eat and talk and felt fine but then the nausea started. Pain Medicines After Surgery My doctor prescribed me panadol, Read More …

Tips for Tonsillectomy From Sydney

Sydney’s Tonsillectomy Tips Read about other people’s experience with tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy I got zofran and I haven’t thrown up since! Thank the lords. Day 6 morning was horrible. I couldn’t help but just sob because I was just so tired of feeling like crap all the time and wanted to give up. It doesn’t Read More …

Courage to Get My Tonsils Removed

After delaying and putting appointments to have my tonsillectomy on hold, I finally plucked up the courage to carry out the surgery and get my tonsils removed. Like the majority of people I researched other people’s stories and how their procedure went which made me even more nervous as all I seemed to find were Read More …

Tonsillectomy – Day of Surgery

Tonsillectomy at age 13 Leslie’s Story Hello, I’m Leslie, and I’m thirteen. I got my tonsils and adnoids out 6 days ago. The first day was probably the worst. When I got into my hospital room, I got my gown and some weird slipper things. Then, they put an IV in me and took some Read More …

Vincent’s Tonsillectomy Recovery in the UK

Tonsillectomy Recovery in the UK Day by Day I have no idea how to start this off, but I’ll introduce myself. I’m Vincent, 21 and from the UK. I has my tonsillectomy on the 9th of June 2016. I decided to get a tonsillectomy due to having tonsillitis/throat infections/strep throat every month for the last Read More …

Tonsillectomy in the UK

Tonsillectomy- female, 16, UK Sorry about the detail but when I was having my operation I searched everywhere. Just remember everyone’s different and the pain does go away! So stay strong! So from around the age of 10 I started getting frequent tonsillitis, at least three every year. I kept going to the doctors getting 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 …