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Post-Tonsillectomy: the disgusting healing process

This is way too long overdue.
The fact that I wrote other posts recently, and of course doing this one, means I survived. Yep, even I’m amazed. 667 more words

Getting my tonsils removed

I was about 7 or 8 years old when my parents woke me up early in the morning to take me to the hospital. It was still dark outside when we got to hospital, but there was a hint of light from the sunrise. 832 more words


Tips to help your child after a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

So your child just had a tosillectomy or adenoidectomy or both? My daughter just went through this in late April 2017. It was hard on both of us, and I found myself wishing throughout the process that I had wisdom of someone who had been there/done that to help me get through the rougher days. 731 more words


Adult Tonsillectomy

I should have written this sooner but I figured better late than never, so here I am sharing my Tonsillectomy experience. Last Novemberish I had gone to see a Sleep Medicine doctor because I pretty much knew (and everyone constantly told me) I had sleep apnea. 1,794 more words


Tonsillectomy 10 day turbulence

I am starting to write this blog on day 6 of my post op journey. I am sat here swirling down liquid Co Codamol and Ibuprofen with tears running down my face and quite frankly I have lost my mind and the will to live. 1,703 more words


Use of ketorolac for postoperative pain of tonsillectomy

Phillips-Reed LD, et al. Pediatric Tonsillectomy and Ketorolac. J Perianesth Nurs. 2016 Dec;31(6):485-494.

There was no consensus on the increased risk of bleeding when nonsteriodal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ketorolac are given to pediatric patients undergoing tonsillectomy. 473 more words