A 44-year-old member asked:
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can you drink alcohol after a tonsillectomy?

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Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Discuss with surgeon: See what your surgeon has to say about this.
Answered on Oct 3, 2020
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Dr. M. Jan
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66 years experience Family Medicine
No set time: As soon as you can drink without pain.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsillectomy postop: Hello, i recommend a return to alcoholic beverages after the tonsil fossas have fully healed. 2 weeks is the recommended timeframe in my practice.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
ENT surgery: Discuss with your team but should be Know. I trust you are old enough to be drinking and have not had a drinking problem in past.
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Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: The fossa that is raw will probably hurt and you may cause post op bleeding. Talk to your otolaryngologist / surgeon.
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