Apr 02, 2013 · TUESDAY, April 2 (HealthDay News) — Adults with recurrent sore throats might benefit from getting their tonsils removed, according to a new study from Finland.
Recovery after tonsillectomy in adults may be a though time. Share your experience with the others in the same boat. This thread is an extension of the POST TONSILLECTOMY SURGERY AND ACUTE EAR ACHES thread. Please continue posting within this thread.
Tonsillectomy is an operation done to remove the tonsils. It is more commonly performed in children than in adults. Like any other surgery, tonsillectomy has risks. The problems that can arise particularly in adults include bleeding, pain, problems with anesthesia and delayed recovery. Abnormal bleeding is more common in adults than in children.
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I’m a 30 year old female that had a septoplasty, bilateral turbinate repair, and had my adenoids and tonsils removed due to sleep apnea and chronic tonsillitis. The procedure was on October 1, 2018. The procedure was on October 1, 2018.
Tonsillectomy Recovery Timeline. One reason adults have a tougher recuperation is that the older you are, the harder it can be for the surgeon to remove your tonsils. Scar tissue builds up on them over time, and the more scar tissue you have, the more difficult it is to remove.