Tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure that removes the tonsils. Tonsils are two small glands located in the back of your throat. Tonsils house white blood cells to help you fight infection, but sometimes the tonsils themselves become infected. Frequent tonsil infections, called tonsillitis, might be a reason why you need to have a...
Apr 10, 2014 ... Adults have a high rate of complications after getting their tonsils removed, so
plan for adequate recuperation after the surgery, researchers say ...
Jul 15, 2013 ... Word of warning to anyone getting a tonsillectomy as an adult. The second week
of recovery is the worst. The. WORST. I went to my doctor for a ...
Apr 2, 2013 ... Tonsillectomy Might Be Worth It for Some Adults. Finnish study found fewer sore
throats after surgery, less time lost from work or school.
Mar 25, 2014 ... This post is recapping my experience of having a tonsillectomy as an adult (I was
28 at the time). I know the internet can sometimes be a ...
Comment from: Young Adult's Mom, 19-24 (Caregiver) Published: January 05 ... I
am 21 years old, and am on day 12 of my tonsillectomy recovery. Day 1 to 3 ...
I had read a lot of stories online about adult tonsillectomy pain, but I told myself
two things: 1) I surely have a higher pain threshold than these randoms, and 2) ...
Adult tonsillectomy recovery? Tonsillectomy in adults can be tough. Read tips for
an easier recovery including diet and pain management.
Other reasons to remove tonsils are recurrent strep throat infections, peri-tonsillar
abscess, chronic throat pain, or, in adults, suspicion of cancer. Removing your ...
When I met with the ear, nose and throat specialist, (an otolaryngologist), he told
me that the risks are the same for an adult undergoing tonsillectomy surgery as ...