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How Long Will It Take Adult To Recover From A Tonsillectomy And An Adenoidectomy
Recovery: Recovery from tonsillectomy takes at least 2 weeks. Stay off work or schooh for 1 week. No strenuous activity for 2 weeks. Slight pain can persist for a few weeks whenever one yawns. ...Read more
10 to 14 days.: Most patients in any age group recover from a t and a in 10 to 14 days. It is a very painful operation but in the hands of a competent surgeon, there is about a 1% chance of bleeding. In my experience, most patients are quite well in about 10 to 14 days. ...Read more
How long to fully recover from tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, septoplasty, turbinate red? 15 days post op still weak and don't have energy.
A lot longer : Wow, that is a lot of misery. For every day that a healthy person spends in bed it takes a week to get over it. If you are sick even longer. If you were mostly laid up for 3-4 days and have other health issues that have worn you out it will be more then a month. Your frustration is normal. Keep moving and rest as needed ...Read more
Depends: If you're otherwise healthy, jello and ice-cream on the next day. ...Read more
My 5 year old son had tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy 6 days ago. He could not take the pain med. So alternating Tylenol and motrin.he is still screaming in pain, refusing to drink. We've already taken him to ER for fluids, he was moderately dehydrated. S
Mgt: I would suggest calling your surgeon's office or answering service right away. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin may be given in sips or mixed with something that tastes better. Please monitor his fluid intake and his temperature. He should not have any breathing difficulty or fever. ...Read more
Not usually: Most adults feel poorly for 10-14 days after tonsillectomy and that is normal. The throat typically looks nasty during that period and a low grade fever often accompanies mild dehydration. Drinking lots of fluids will help, but until you are eating better, the recovery is slow. Force fluids and advance your diet to feel better. Sometimes gentle warm salt water gargling can help as well. ...Read more
T&A: Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy is the surgical procedure that describes the removal of both tonsils and adenoid tissue through the mouth. Tonsils are located in the back of the mouth at the sides of the throat, and adenoid tissue is located at the space just beyond the back of the nose. T&a surgery is performed with the patient under general anesthesia, typically on an outpatient basis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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