In the hospital, 77 patients received a bolus of 0. Twenty-five patients received normal saline and oxycodone. At home, the patients recorded pain and analgesic consumption each day for the first week after surgery. At 3 weeks, patients recorded the total analgesic requirement, duration of pain, all adverse events during recovery, and return to normal daily activities.
Tonsillectomy Recovery: What Happens When Tonsillectomy Scabs Fall Off?
Post Tonsillectomy Recovery & Aftercare Instructions for Adults
A tonsillectomy is surgery to remove the tonsils. Sometimes the adenoids are removed during the same surgery. The tonsils and adenoids are in the throat. Your doctor did the surgery through your mouth. Most adults have a lot of throat pain for 1 to 2 weeks or longer. The pain may get worse before it gets better.
Recovery after tonsillectomy in adults: a three-week follow-up study.
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Tonsillectomy ton-sih-LEK-tuh-me is the surgical removal of the tonsils, two oval-shaped pads of tissue at the back of the throat — one tonsil on each side. A tonsillectomy was once a common procedure to treat infection and inflammation of the tonsils tonsillitis. Today, a tonsillectomy is usually performed for sleep-disordered breathing but may still be a treatment when tonsillitis occurs frequently or doesn't respond to other treatments. A tonsillectomy may also be necessary to treat breathing and other problems related to enlarged tonsils and to treat rare diseases of the tonsils.