Denise’s Story

My tonsillectomy story started when I was a little kid with constant ear infections. I never had tubes or any other procedure done. My mother said the Doctor never even mentioned having me see a specialist. The ear infections slowed down but were still there as I got older. Then in my early thirties I… Continue reading Denise’s Story

10 Days of Tonsillectomy Recovery

Read about other people's experience with tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

Alright so here I am at day 10 of recovery. I found this website just before my surgery and read so many horrible stories that I was terrified going into my surgery. Needless to say I went in expecting the worst and was pleasantly surprised. The first few days weren’t too terrible. I took my… Continue reading 10 Days of Tonsillectomy Recovery

Kathy’s Tonsillectomy Story

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 I finally had the tonsillectomy that I have spent 20 years avoiding. The were periods of time in the last 10 years when I had a sore throat for literally months. They have always been enlarged, but as I age they have gotten progressively worse to where I couldn’t breath, swallow, sleep, or talk. I… Continue reading Kathy’s Tonsillectomy Story

Tonsillectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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I had my tonsils and adenoids out on August 31st, 2018. I’m 23 years old. Here is my experience: First off, the reason why I had to have my tonsils out was for obstructive sleep apnea and my tonsils had been enlarged my whole life. Removing my adenoids was an extra bonus, I suppose. I… Continue reading Tonsillectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea