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A Tale of Tonsillectomy

The Norwegian hospital is no place for privacy. You get there and put on “the outfit” – pajamas, a bathrobe, blue plastic covers for your socks, and sit and wait in a cramped waiting room. 789 more words


Post tonsillectomy- day 2+3

So surgery was yesterday and I felt surprisingly ok after it. I’ve woken up today again feeling ok.

The pain is like bad tonsillitis but with none of the other symptoms; fever etc. 315 more words


Tonsillectomy surgery let’s be having you!

So after waiting 29 long years and a long battle, the surgery was finally here!

I read lots of blogs online about the recovery process and I will share mine as well but I also wanted to explain what surgery is like. 1,033 more words


Doc: how long have you had problems with your tonsils?

As like many people I have suffered with tonsillitis for years. 29 to be exact. It’s been a long battle with the doctors and I’ve had to fight to get referred to the ENT specialists. 660 more words


Good science: “Codeine Still Being Prescribed After Tonsillectomies, Despite FDA Warning”


Author’s Conclusion

The initial author of the article did not have a conclusion.  He ended his article with some quotes from an author of article that he referenced. 449 more words

Student Blog

$9.60 for a tonsillectomy

Saturday evening I was looking through some old papers and came across the following bill from when my tonsils were removed 71 years ago.

Providence Hospital… 13 more words

Stories From My Life

Study shows codeine prescribed to children despite FDA warning against it

A new study shows as many as one in 20 children were still receiving codeine to treat pain after tonsil and adenoid surgery, two years after federal regulators warned doctors that prescribing the opioid to kids after the routine surgeries could be fatal. 481 more words