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Is it normal to have a bad taste in the mouth after tonsillectomy
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I had a tonsillectomy approximately 2 months ago. I have a bad - not quite bitter taste in my mouth, but the worst part is I can't taste most things.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
5 days since tonsillectomy/ adenoidectomy the right side of throat is hurting very bad ear pain, head pain, feeling sick. Is this normal for recovery?
Dr. Brian Affleck answered
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsillectomy postop: What you are suffering sounds like a very typically post-op course. You have to expect the worst sore throat of your life and it will likely last abo ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
I just had tonsillectomy and adnoids out, I am on day 6 and I have a horrible taste in my mouth causing me to not swallow, drink, or eat!
A 27-year-old female asked:
8 months ago I had a tonsillectomy, from 5 months I have a strange bitter sour taste in my mouth and salty phlegm in my throat. Is this part of the recovery process?
A female asked:
My five year old had an adeno tonsillectomy 4 days ago and her uvula is still very swollen and covered with white- is this normal?
A 24-year-old female asked:
How long does a swollen uvula normally last after a tonsillectomy? Is there anything I can take to help the swelling go down faster?
A male asked:
Had a tonsillectomy 3 weeks ago. Uvula was swollen around 5 times its size after surgery and now it's around 3 times its size. This normal?
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