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how do i know when tonsillectomy is healed

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: The older you get 20's, 30's etc. Will usually take about 10 days to feel you can function fairly well, but 2-3 weeks to feel good.

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Dr. Eric Pinczower
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depending : Depending on your age - the average is about 10days to 2 weeks - younger heal faster and hurt less. Despite what ads say - technique of tonsillectomy ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Healing from tonsil: Everyone is different. When scab is gone should be healed.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes: Yes it heals fine.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
42 years experience Podiatry
It shrinks.: The wart will get smaller as it dies off.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Location?: Piercing healing time varies widely depending on location of piercing.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience Podiatry
No Pain: When the inflammation has decreased enough the part will feel much better.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Have an: exam. Talk to your doc as to why you have such a concern. It is not common to have an abnormal uterus
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: The rash will have disappeared.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Breiner
33 years experience Podiatry
Pressure on the nail: If you have pain on either side of your toe where the nail meets the skin sometimes with associated redness then you could have the beginnings of an i ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience Podiatry
Red: If the surrounding skin is red and swollen it is likely infected. If the drainage changes color or consistency it is likely getting infected.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Leap
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
May need an xray: If you simply strained/sprained your finger, swelling and limited motion can last for a week or two. If you jammed it, or it was hit in any way you p ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Hypothermia : It's when you are out in the cold too long and first signs would be cold sensation
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Why would you care?: Your colon is never completely empty unless you abuse laxatives and enemas or prep for a colonoscopy.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Fracture: The best way to tell, is getting an x-ray. A toddler with a broken arm may continue to use his arm. Children have high pain tolerance. Obvious sign ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giovanni Giannotti
25 years experience General Surgery
Thanks for asking!: The pain, the redness, the swelling, the warmth around it should all be improving.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Hymen: Requires pelvic exam by your gynecologist, even then may not be able to tell.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Grimm
24 years experience Dentistry
Pain: The hallmark for dry socket is extreme pain that feels like it radiates to your ear and entire lower jaw. Usually things seem ok for the first couple ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Thimb ligament ruptu: Rupture of the ucl ligament of thumb mcp joint from ski pole during a fall see a orthopedic surgeon for exam rthis needs appropriate care to avoid ba ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Wart: If it doesn't come back. It may take a week or two to heal entirely. If it persists go back and see the dermatologist.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
2 weeks: Two weeks would be typical. Watch out late in the course of this illness for a pox with an overlying area of redness that is expanding, hot and tend ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
You get better: If it's working your symptoms of infection should improve and eventually resolve. You don't state what infection is being treated.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
X-ray: Conventionally by an x-ray.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No cough: It's gone when you stop coughing.

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