What food can I give my kid after his tonsillectomy?

Answer A tonsillectomy is a surgery to remove the tonsils, the two pads of tissue in the back of the throat. As most children return home a few hours after their tonsillectomy, it's important to know how ... Read More »

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Why is my tongue in so much pain after tonsillectomy !?

its perfectly normal. they clamp your tongue so its out of the way. your tongue will continue to be sore for a few more days. btw the pain gets worse before it get better. it will get better very f... Read More »

Is it normal to have a persistent foul taste in mouth after tonsillectomy?

thats completely normal. its the scabs. as soon as they go away the nasty taste will too. although that usually happens on day 8-9 post op so apparently you are healing slow.

Uvula swelling and turning slightly yellow at the bottom of it about six hours after tonsillectomy?

When blood isn't exposed to air it turns white instead of scabbing, like it does if you skin your knee. This will continue until the scabs drop off at about 10 days. The uvula swelling is just pa... Read More »

How long after a tonsillectomy is it okay to drink alcohol and just get back to normal life?

starting day 10 post op you can eat mostly normal foods and do mostly normal need to wait until day 21 post op to...-eat rough foods like pop corn, chips, and pretzels-drink alcohol-... Read More »