Adults have their tonsils taken out, too. WebMD explains why you might need a tonsillectomy and how the recovery differs between kids and their parents.Author: Kelli Miller.
Tonsillectomy – Adult Recovery and Risks. Most studies indicate a two to four percent risk of delayed hemorrhage [severe bleeding]. Where tonsillectomy in adults differs most from tonsillectomy in children is in the recovery. Recovery from childhood tonsillectomy generally takes five to seven days.
I am a 18 year old male. It has been 21 days since my Tonsillectomy. Adult tonsillectomies are tough I wont lie. I've had 5 surgeries in my life, ears, eyes, wisdom teeth, testicles for testicular torsion where I almost lost a testicle and this was by far the worst.
Mar 22, 2015 · Adult Tonsillectomy Recovery Sunday, March 22, 2015. Days 10-11 Post-Op - March 21-22 Energy Returns I feel like my energy is back now. I can go out for a pretty long walk and get groceries and whatnot without needing to take a nap the moment I get home. Day 10 post-op I had some ear pain after eating that spiked to about a 4 out of 10, but.