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how long will it take adult to recover from a tonsillectomy and an adenoidectomy?

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Dr. David Mann
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Recovery: Recovery from tonsillectomy takes at least 2 weeks. Stay off work or schooh for 1 week. No strenuous activity for 2 weeks. Slight pain can persist for a few weeks whenever one yawns.

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I just had a tonsillectomy a week ago and now my molars and the inside of my teeth are really gritty?

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Tonsilectomy: Is rough on adults and is a full two week recovery. Are you able to brush your teeth to remove some of that gritty sensation? Or rinse and spit with 50-50 peroxide and mouth wash? If it bothers you a lot call the ENT who did the surgery and ask. The haling process can easily lead to that gritty feeling.

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