A 22-year-old male asked:
i am day 28 post op for an tonsillectomy. i was wondering if it's normal to have bumpy enlarged areas where the scabs used to be in my tonsil beds?
1 doctor answer
Dr. William Culviner answered
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Granulation tissue: This is not unusual at all. The healing response is called granulation tissue and the mucus membrane can have an irregular texture. By 2-3 months postop, everything should look relatively normal.
Answered on Feb 3, 2015
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