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snoring after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsils: although there can be some swelling after surgery, i would give the surgeon a call
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A member asked:
Dr. Deepa Doraisamy
15 years experience in Pediatrics
Snoring causes: Other than enlarged tonsils and adenoids, other causes of snoring include seasonal allergies causing nasal congestion, blocked nasal passages (due to ... Read More
A 87-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Bessmer
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Surgery: Sounds like you listed many qualifiers, recurrent strep tonsillitis is another common reason. If you have seen one surgeon and are uncomfortable with ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Owens
33 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Think soft and bland: The texture of the food should be soft after tonsil surgery. Warm or cold temperature is generally fine, and depends on patient preference. Avoid a ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Post tonsillectomy: Some patients do complain about it. Over time it should get better. Better to talk to he ENT surgeon. He/she could tell you more.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mann
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Drooling: Many patients, especially children, after this surgery will avoid swallowing due to pain. Also, surgery will cause increased inflammation in the mouu ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Blood: May give you a bad taste for a few days.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mann
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Snorring: Usually tonsillectomy improves or cures snorring. Temporarily, swelling after surgery can cause snorring.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Selz
30 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsillectomy: This is the removal of the tonsils nd adenoids. The procedure is generally done as an outpatient and takes around one week to recover.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rhee
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Same overall risks: The most significant risks for this surgery are anesthesia-related and bleeding. Whether one is 5 or 25, the risks are similar. Postoperative bleedi ... Read More
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