Questions and answers

Does it hurt to get your tonsils and adenoids removed?

Does it hurt to get your tonsils and adenoids removed?

Pain management It is normal for your child to have a very sore throat and ears after having tonsils and adenoids removed. Your child will need pain medication for up to two weeks and their pain may get worse before it gets better.

How long is an adenoid removal surgery?

The procedure itself usually takes 20 to 30 minutes. Your doctor will talk to you as soon as the surgery is over. Your child will wake up in the recovery room after surgery. This may take 45 minutes to an hour.

What happens after tonsil and adenoid surgery?

Your child will have some pain after the operation. Your child will have a sore throat. They may also have an earache, which is caused by the sore throat. Five or six days after the operation, your child’s sore throat or earache may get worse for a short time.

How long do you stay in the hospital after a tonsillectomy?

After my tonsillectomy, when can I go home? You can leave hospital on the same day as the operation, once you are able to eat and drink. However, you will need to stay for six hours after your procedure so you can be observed for bleeding.

What happens after tonsils and adenoids removed?

What are the risks of getting my tonsils removed?

Trouble Eating and Drinking. Other side effects of having your tonsils removed are problems with drinking and eating for next 10-15 days after the procedure.

  • two large white spots form at the back of the throat.
  • Fever and Changes in Breathing.
  • Nasal Voice and Liquid Coming From the Nose.
  • Do they still take out your tonsils?

    The only way a doctor will remove your tonsils is if you suffer from several bouts of infected tonsils, sore throats, and infections several time during a one year period.

    What to expect during an adenoidectomy?

    You may snore or breathe through your mouth because of the swelling in your throat. Your breathing will return to normal after the swelling goes down. You should not bleed from your mouth or nose after you go home. If you start to bleed from your mouth or nose, contact your healthcare provider immediately.

    Do adenoids regrow after adenoidectomy?

    Adenoids rarely regrow after surgery and where there were traces of adenoidal tissue, it did not manifest clinically. Nasal obstruction after the adenoidectomy is rhinogenic origin, not the cause of enlarged adenoids.