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A 19-year-old female asked:

I had a tonsillectomy and adnoidectomy it's been about 5 days since the surgery and the bottom of my tongue is very painful, is this normal?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: As long as you are not bleeding the pain is expected. Continue with your pain medication. I would assume that you have a recheck with your surgeon.
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