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Tonsillectomy child swollen face

Premium Questions

Dr. Sumit Bhatti MD

What are the pros and cons of a child's tonsillectomy vs an adult's tonsillectomy? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumit Bhatti ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain MD

yes I would like to know why a tonsillectomy in a child is less likely to involve complication than the same procedure for an adult ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Bibhu Dutt Nanda MD

I am doing a question for school and I am to explain why a tonsillectomy in a child is less likely to involve complications than the same procedure in an adult. I find a lot of the complications are the same ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bibhu Dutt Nanda ( Dentist)
Dr. Tejas Shah MD

My son of 7.5 yrs just had adenoid tonsillectomy 5 days ago. His gums are swollen but there is no bleeding. Incidentally immediately after the surgery, my son vomited blood in the recovery room and had ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Tejas Shah ( Pediatrician)
Dr.   Rajkishori Godhi MD

I am a 41 year old female, 4.5 days post-op tonsillectomy . My gums have been very swollen today and I find it difficult to open my mouth. I feel as if some of the scabs may have fallen off ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rajkishori Godhi ( ENT Specialist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Rupali Panse MD

hi my name is kayla, my professor has gave me an assignment on why is tonsillectomy in a child less complicated than in a adult. please help i have searched every where and i cannot find a answer? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rupali Panse ( Ayurveda Specialist)
Dr. Suresh K Yadav MD

has already had high fever 5 times (nearly every 2 weeks) and his tonsils get swollen. He had his ... swollen in every three or four days and I get him to gargle and give him lozenges to prevent from fever ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suresh K Yadav ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

Hi, I had a tonsillectomy 4 weeks ago. Before the tonsillectomy I had a swollen gland or lump like ... in the same area on the right side and also numbness in the right side of my face going up... View answer

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

when not ill) What are the conditions to be eligible for tonsillectomy? My left tonsil is very sore with no other symptoms. 14 days ago both were infected and very swollen. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Paparaja S ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi MD

was off it, the swelling and white spots came back. for 5 days it didnt hurt, they were just swollen ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi ( ENT Specialist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

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.     Suresh Heijebu MD

Hi you may require an emergency tonsillectomy,consult your surgeon

Dr.  BR Hudda MD

Hi please book an appointment with ENT surgeon for tonsillectomy get it removed surgically please hit thanks