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I had a tonsilectomy 2 weeks ago and I have blister like bumbs on the roof of my mouth/in the back of my throat. They look like they contain fluid?

I had a tonsilectomy 2 weeks ago and I have blister like bumbs on the roof of my mouth/in the back of my throat. They look like they contain fluid?

Just a thought: But if a cautery was used to stop the bleeding at the tonsillar sites you may have some residual burns (blisters) Check your throat out with your ENT if these do not resolve in another week to 10 days!

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Dr. Philip Miller
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How long after tonsillectomy can you resume exercise? Had tonsils out two weeks ago. On day 6 had hemorrhaging bleeding. How long should I wait?

How long after tonsillectomy can you resume exercise? Had tonsils out two weeks ago. On day 6 had hemorrhaging bleeding. How long should I wait?

2 weeks!: The clock gets reset to 2 weeks from the day you bled. Also, I have my patients sleep in a Lazy Boy chair for the 2 weeks. No science that works, but I believe it can reduce the blood pressure to the tonsil area. Read more

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Two weeks ago, my 22 month old son had tonsillectomy forobstructive sleep apnea. He still wakes four times a night. Would there be improvement in sleep habits and behavioursoon?

Two weeks ago, my 22 month old son had tonsillectomy forobstructive sleep apnea. He still wakes four times a night. Would there be improvement in sleep habits and behavioursoon?

A bit of time yet: Expect to see improvements in your son's sleep habits and behavior in the next several weeks. Follow -up with your otolaryngologist and pediatric sleep specialist as scheduled so that his recovery can be monitored and a post operative sleep study performed if deemed necessary. The pediatric sleep specialist can also let you know specific issues that may be unique to 22 month olds. Read more

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Hi, I just had a tonsillectomy and I have two questions, first one is why do I keep getting these painful snot ballish things? Second, how will I know

Hi, I just had a tonsillectomy and I have two questions, first one is why do I keep getting these painful snot ballish things? Second, how will I know

Post-tonsillectomy: All sorts of crusting, snot, phlegm, and secretions from mouth, nose, and down the throat are normal and expected for at least a week after surgery, as your body heals the raw 'mucosa' by natural scabbing. Take regularly scheduled pain meds, drink plenty of water, and avoid sports and strenuous activity. Don't worry about secretions unless bleeding. Read more

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Daughter tonsillectomy two days ago. Can't urinate. Any reason other than dehydration? Thank you

Daughter tonsillectomy two days ago. Can't urinate. Any reason other than dehydration? Thank you

Cant urinate: Occasionally after surgery, one can develop urinary retention because of the anesthesia this is known as a neurogenic bladder and your daughter may need to be catherized. Read more

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Had tonsillectomy two weeks ago, secondary hemorrhaging last Tuesday. Pain is unbearable and pain Meds not helping hurts to swallow?

Had tonsillectomy two weeks ago, secondary hemorrhaging last Tuesday. Pain is unbearable and pain Meds not helping hurts to swallow?

Tonsillectomy pain: Had tonsillectomy two weeks ago, secondary hemorrhaging last Tuesday. Pain is unbearable and pain Meds not helping hurts to swallow? ANS: not sure what the question is but I recommend you see the surgeon who knows your case best. Read more

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How horrible is a tonsillectomy for older adults?

How horrible is a tonsillectomy for older adults?

Not Horrible: It is a routine surgery with some rare complications like bleeding and infection
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What foods do adults get after having a tonsillectomy?

What foods do adults get after having a tonsillectomy?

Same as kids: If you've had your tonsils completely out, you have a raw surface in your mouth. We tell people to eat a soft diet with minimal chewing so that there is less risk of encouraging bleeding from the raw muscle in the back of the throat. Concentrate on making sure you get enough fluids since that's way more important in the beginning. Also, don't forget your pain medication! Read more

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Why woulda tonsillectomy on a child be less risky than an adult?

Why woulda tonsillectomy on a child be less risky than an adult?

Easier for kids: The younger you are at tonsillectomy, the better you seem to do. Younger kids vs teens, teens vs 20's, 20's vs 30's... The older ones seem to have a worse recovery with longer duration of pain. Sometimes it is because there has been a longer time for scar tissue to build up. Smoking and other medical comorbidities like high blood pressure can also make healing slower or bleeding more likely. Read more

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Why is tonsillectomy in a child less likely to have complications?

Why is tonsillectomy in a child less likely to have complications?

Tonsillectomy: Children routinely do better after all surgeries than adults. With tonsillectomy, the children have had fewer infections, and less resulting scarring, when the surgery is performed. I believe this leads to an easier surgery for the children and less pain. Feel better. Read more

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Is a tonsillectomy a major surgery?

Sure...: Especially, if it's on you or your children. But, it is a fairly common and safe procedure, especially when done by a board certified ENT surgeon - even better if they're experienced. Your surgeon will discuss the risks, which, of course, there are some. Have your questions and concerns ready when you meet with your surgeon. Good luck. Read more

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Does tonsillectomy affect fertility?

Does tonsillectomy affect fertility?

No: I was asked this a lot in san diego by mexican families. Also I have been asked this by south american families. There is a misconception about this phenomenon in certain cultures, but no medical evidence to show any impact on fertility from tonsillectomy. Read more

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Is a tonsillectomy considered major surgery?

Yes and no: Surgery should never be taken lightly. Any surgery that you have is major. Having said that, tonsillectomy is an operation that carries very low risk of serious complications. Read more

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Is tonsillectomy required before mastoidectomy?

Absolutely not: These are two separate problems and are not related. Mastoidectomy today is usually performed for CHRONIC ear infection. This is not related to tonsillitis. Tonsillectomy is indicated for 3 reasons. 1.)
Recurrent acute tonsillitis at least 3-4 times a year, 2.) Obstruction of upper airway leading to a sleep disorder secondary to enlarged tonsils. and 3.) Fetid odor due to retained food. Read more

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Can I nebulise my daughter before her tonsillectomy?

Maybe: I would certainly clear this with the docs involved or at least notify them that you did. They have all the meds needed to manage her lungs & airway during the procedure and should be aware of whatever condition she has that might benefit from a nebulized med. Read more

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Please help! What happens at a tonsillectomy pre-op physical?

Please help! What happens at a tonsillectomy pre-op physical?

It's routine.: While there may be variations in what one surgeon does vs. Another, it is usually a routine examination, an opportunity to ask any questions and receive prescriptions for postoperative medications (if needed). Many hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers require (by health law) to have a preop exam within a certain time from the surgery day. This can sometimes be done by the primary md as well. Read more

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