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Pain in rib cage after tonsillectomy

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Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal MD

a day or two after surgery. He is still in alot of pain and complains of earache aswell. He is on pain meds and antibiotics. Should I be concerned that he is still in so much pain? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Sumit Bhatti MD

I got my tonsils out 14 days ago. I am in no pain and eating normal again. Can i smoke an electronic cigarette now or no ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumit Bhatti ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Naveen Kumar MD

I have a 6 yr old 8days s/p tonsillectomy . C/o transient bilateral cheek pain following any thing in mouth (food, drink, water, candy, etc) More specifically, the center (chubby part) of the cheek. Very ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.   Riddhi Shah MD

i had a tonsillectomy 72 fours ago. Worst 3 days of my life. Doc sent home pain medicine but no antibiotiuc. Is this normal? i cant barely swallow water it feels like it will not go down because throat ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Riddhi Shah ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

Hi, my daughter had tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy 6 days ago. I've been giving her pain meds as instructed and keeping fluids in her. She wakes up in severe pain almost every night but now is... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr.       Harry Maheshwari MD

for adults and sometimes the pain gets worse before it get better. How much recovery time will I need. I have to admit I do not tolerate pain well at all. And how soon can I travel after the surgery? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harry Maheshwari ( Dentist)
Dr. Hariom Sharma MD

Okay so I m getting my tonsils removed tomorrow and I m a heavy smoker. I pretty much go insane without having a cigarette. Is it okay to smoke after a tonsilectomy? I realize it might be quite painful ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hariom Sharma ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Ashakiran S MD

!! if i was to smoke like 2 little hits each day or even just 1 and clean after every time and take care of my self i should be ok right ?? because the DTS are just as bad as my pain!! ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashakiran S ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Albana Sejdini MD

I m 35 and had tonsils removed today. Since I woke up after surgery around 10am I ve had a severe headache. It doesn t ease up when I take the pain meds. Its between my eyes and goes towards back of my ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Albana Sejdini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

seriously concerned about bleeding after surgery as well as anesthesia during the procedure. What questions should we ask doctors in advance and what should we look for after surgery regarding bleeding? His... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Abubakar Siddiqh MD

yes.its normal, due to mucosal edema of tissues of throat.

Dr. Vidya KR MD

Hi, welcome to HCM. Tonsilar problems are common in children due to infections and rarely we see in adults and bleeding is main problem after surgery which is difficult to control in adults. Regards

Dr.   Rakesh Madhyastha MD

Hello Thanks for the query It is very unlikely that the bruises have anything to do with the tonsillectomy. If the bruises look like bleeding spots then I would want you to get a liver function test done along...