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Why do I feel miserable after tonsil, adenoid surgery?

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Dr. Farhad Sigari
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Pain and dehydration

These are two thing that can make you feel miserable.
Make sure you are taking the pain medication as directed every 4-6 hours and also make sure you taking in enough liquids. Dehydration can really make you feel miserable.

In brief: Pain and dehydration

These are two thing that can make you feel miserable.
Make sure you are taking the pain medication as directed every 4-6 hours and also make sure you taking in enough liquids. Dehydration can really make you feel miserable.
Dr. Farhad Sigari
Dr. Farhad Sigari
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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Everybody does

Tonsil and adenoid surgery is one of most painful operations for an adult.
If you do not develop any bleeding (about 1%), the pain will require narcotic relief of the sore throat and will probably take 10 to 12 days to resolve. Your ENT doctor should have stressed this.

In brief: Everybody does

Tonsil and adenoid surgery is one of most painful operations for an adult.
If you do not develop any bleeding (about 1%), the pain will require narcotic relief of the sore throat and will probably take 10 to 12 days to resolve. Your ENT doctor should have stressed this.
Dr. Bernstein Joel
Dr. Bernstein Joel
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