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How long does it take to recover from an adenoids and tonsils removal operation?

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Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: How old?

Depending on how old the patient is and how 'tough' they are, the recovery can take anywhere from 5 days to 3 weeks.
Kids always seem to bounce back faster than adults so long as they have adequate pain management. It's very important to make sure that the patient is getting a lot of hydration to avoid bleeding and help with pain.

In brief: How old?

Depending on how old the patient is and how 'tough' they are, the recovery can take anywhere from 5 days to 3 weeks.
Kids always seem to bounce back faster than adults so long as they have adequate pain management. It's very important to make sure that the patient is getting a lot of hydration to avoid bleeding and help with pain.
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