Piedmont, CA
A 24-year-old female asked:

Throat hurts 3 weeks due to tonsil tissue remaining after tonsillectomy 6 mo ago. hurts 2 swallow & can't sleep. revision tonsillectomy?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Lonnie Smith
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 41 years experience
Depends: You should have your throat examined by your ENT surgeon. There may be enough tissue to have the tonsil remaining tissue removed. There is also sometimes lingual tonsil tissue that may not have been removed at the first surgery. This may have to be addressed.
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