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How soon after a tonsillectomy can you fly?

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Dr. Michael Wolfe
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: 10 days.

Some people feel that flying may increase the risk of a post-tonsillectomy bleed.
I think the resitriction has more to do with the fact that you would rather be local to your surgeon if anything were to happen (bleeding) in the post-op period.

In brief: 10 days.

Some people feel that flying may increase the risk of a post-tonsillectomy bleed.
I think the resitriction has more to do with the fact that you would rather be local to your surgeon if anything were to happen (bleeding) in the post-op period.
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