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What should my throat look like after tonsils removed

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
You will be fine: Soon , due to the raw surface irritation , go for follow up visit to your surgeon.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Foriegn body feeling: Its probably the raw area or some fibrous tissue in healing process.Infection is always a possibility.See your surgeon.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Throat concerns: You will need to take it back to the surgeon who did the surgery. You will need to be re-examined and see if there is anything that causes you to have ... Read More
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Probably: Residual healing. Give it a few more weeks. If it persists beyond 2 or 3 months, consult your ENT surgeon.
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Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat : How long has this been going on? If it is recent, less than 7 days, than it is likely some type of irritation or viral infection. You can still have t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
21 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Cool salt water: Gargling & rinses. The healing soft tissue may also be giving you the feeling that things are "sticking" when in fact they are probably not. You are ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
Discuss with ENT: Ask your physician for a referral to discuss your concerns with an ENT specialist. These surgeons are the ones who would perform the surgery; however ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
Strep inf vs carrier: Are these true strep infections or is he a carrier and you find strep when he has a viral URI. Do not know the answer to that but worth looking into i ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Dry Throat: while sleeping is generally due to sleeping with the mouth open. It also may be due to very low humidity in ones bedroom. Sleep apnea needs to be cons ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Perkel
25 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: I wouldn't think about a "look" of strep in the throat. It can be hard to predict sometimes by looking. Instead, if a child has a sore throat with a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Wasserman
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Red: The area around where the tonsils used to be may look beefy red. There may also be red spots on the soft palate. The appearance does not help one iden ... Read More

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