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A 30-year-old male asked:

1 day post op from tonsillectomy, having dry heaves, but no blood. are the scabs coming off so soon?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Patient, be patient: Get info & help from surgeon - report bleeding. Ask for help to reduce dry heaves - any irritation in throat area is to be avoided if possible. Usually pain meds are stopped at 10 days, but you may hurt longer - protect scabs - they protect you. Drink water as much as you can - enjoy smoothies, ice-cream. Here's a good link: http://tonsillectomyrecovery.Com/tonsillectomy-recovery-forum/ best!

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Last updated Jun 19, 2016

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