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how long does it take for the new tissue to heal after a tonsillectomy

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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 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fredric Pullen
61 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil eschar : This is obviously a crust in the tonsillar fossa called an eschar.The fact that his black usually is because the surgeon utilized heat to stop the ble ... Read More
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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 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.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mann
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Recovery: It varies and depends on technique - but usually about 2 weeks. Severe pain usually is much decreased after 3-7 days. Minimal pain, such as when ya ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Usually within: 1 to 2 weeks the uvula swelling has gone. Sometimes a swelling while last as long as a month.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Anesthesia: General anesthetics can affect your memory, concentration and relflexes for a day or two. The anesthetic agent should have long since been metabolize ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayang Vora
47 years experience Dentistry
Soon: Bad breath is effect of a cause. There are several causes of bad breath. Sulpher compounds generated from decomposed food particles in and aroubd teet ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Pain: Relax - you can be assured that the doctor will make sure you have no pain during tonsillectomy!
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
A week: It depends on what you are doing, but it will take about a week to recover from a tonsillectomy.

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