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A 18-year-old female asked:

I had a tonsolectomy about a week ago and i haven't gone poop since then. im in so much pain both my mouth and stomach and im covered in sweat always.

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Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
It the pain meds: Call your doctor right away - the pain meds they gave you can cause constipation and it sounds like you've got a pretty bad case of it. Let your primary doctor or the surgeon who removed your tonsils know that you haven't pooped since before surgery - call first thing in the morning. He/she will give you a plan for what to do - i'm so glad you asked - good luck.

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Last updated Dec 12, 2013

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