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Why i still feel pain after tonsillectomy ?

ive already had my tonsils removed, but for the past few days theres a pain where my left one was. it hurts to open my mouth widely and swallow, but i dont have a fever or any body pains, no congestion , just a sore spot where my tonsil was. anyone know a way to heal my non tonsil?
Tue, 27 Dec 2011
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Hi Chantelle,

Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum,
There can be an ulcer over the tonsillar pillars which may be causing the pain. I would suggest you to consult your ENT specialist and get examined. Till then try taking pain killers such as ibuprofen/diclofenac.
Take care

Dr. Naveen Kumar
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