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What happens during a tonsillectomy?

What happens during a tonsillectomy?

Tonsillectomy basics: from Mayo Clinic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/tonsillectomy/basics/what-you-can-expect/prc-20019889

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When can I smoke after tonsillectomy ?

How about never ? : Smoking is one of major risk factors for head and neck cancers. Sucks having a voice box brosef! terribad way to go! in all seriousness, take this opportunity to quit. It's just not worth it! by the way, I do admire the courage to ask when you can smoke to a forum full of doctors ;-). ...Read more

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How can I prepare for a tonsillectomy?

How can I prepare for a tonsillectomy?

Tonsillectomy: Prepare by having realistic expectations about your recovery. You well need to be out of work for 1-2 weeks minimum. Sore throat will be expected. Have lots of liquids particularly icy liquids as hydration is essential. Soft diet, and advance to regular as tolerated. Your doctor will likely prescribe pain medication if Tylenol/ibuprophen is not adequate. Expect low grad temps, bad breath. ...Read more

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What to eat its day 3 of tonsillectomy?

What to eat its day 3 of tonsillectomy?

Anything you want: I tend to not restrict diet in any way. Some ents say to stick to a soft diet but that is more of an older way of thinking. If there was something more difficult with your surgery your doctor may give you specific instructions on what not to eat- obviously follow that. Be sure to stay hydrated. Beyond that, hot, cold, dairy, bubbly, juice, bread, chicken, pizza, you name it... Chow down. ...Read more

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7 days after tonsillectomy. Can i gargle??

Yes should be safe.: If you have any excessive pain or bleeding then you should stop. ...Read more

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How long after a tonsillectomy could i swim?

Ask surgeon: Please let your surgeon answer this for you. That is the person responsible for your care after surgery. ...Read more

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How quickly can they schedule a tonsillectomy?

Depends on: your medical condition ( and medical clearance ) availability of facility and surgeon. Speak to your doctor ...Read more

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