Complications after tonsillectomy
can cause massive bleeding from the post-operative wound, which can happen 1-2 weeks after the surgery. In 1-2 weeks post-tonsillectomy, healing usually occurs. When a scab is accidentally removed, it may cause massive bleeding (since there are blood vessels reforming under the scab). In adults, the risk is approx.1-3% higher simply because they have bigger and more numerous blood vessels as compared to child.
----children normally tend to be healthier then adults, plus children`s bodies are designed to heal faster then adults bodies are designed to do.
----co-morbid sitaution in adults is another factor of complications in surgical procedures especially common disorders hypertension