Getting tonsils out tommorrow. Help. (update)

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  1. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    I am so scared. Tommorrow I am getting my tonsils taken out.[​IMG] Does it hurt? ( during the surgery and after the surgery) I know it is best for me to get them, out now instead of when I am older. But I dont know.[​IMG] Has anyone else gotten out there tonsils? advice for making it heal quicker hurt less anything, I just want to hide.[​IMG]. The only good part is that I get all the ice cream in the world after words.[​IMG] What happens after you get them out, does your voice change, like different foods and hate the ones you used to like, Mouth swell, Anything else? How laong does it take to heal?

    Any answered questions will help.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2011
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Stock up on jello, shake ingredients and popsicles!

    I had mine out when I was 4. I don't remember the surgery, but I remember my throat really hurting for days afterwards.

    Only cold stuff made it feel better.
     
  3. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    Quote:Thankyou, anything else? My grandam told me to sleep and eat a raw ostrich egg daily. Where am I supposed to get an ostrich egg, I think I will need a six pack. I think my g-mas crazy.[​IMG]
     
  4. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I never had my tonsils out, but lots of ice cream sounds really good.
    You will be fine. They take tonsils out all the time. Don't worry. [​IMG]
     
  5. ChikeeMomma

    ChikeeMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best wishes to you! I have heard that it is a little tougher on adults than children who have it done -- no fun either way! I've never had them out, but I'm sure your tastes will eventually return to normal. I wouldn't think your voice would change permanently. Sleep will be good. I've heard milk products are a no-no for a little bit after surgery. Hopefully, you are better in no time. I am sure they will give all sorts of paperwork on what you can and can't have and what to expect.
     
  6. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    Quote:Dangit. No milk products that means no yogurt or ice cream.[​IMG]
     
  7. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    Thankyou everyone for your help, the worst part is that I dont get to eat or drink anything after 12.00 tonight.[​IMG]
     
  8. goldies99

    goldies99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was 17.....it hurts...you dont feel anything durning surgery...(you should be knocked out).....it will hurt after for about 3 days....
    you dont want to talk much.....i wanted a steak and italian bread after...and thats what i ate....it took a long time to get about 2 bite down!...
    just rest and enjoy the time you get to do nothing!....your voice does not change.....you will go back to normal except you wont get as many
    sore throats!....i did have sinus problems after i had them out.....but you will be fine!...good luck to you!....post us and let us know how you made out!
     
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  9. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I never had mine out, but my daughter did when she was very young. It's helpful to be as quiet as possible...not use your voice in order to let your throat rest. Also, there's a throat spray that helps to numb it a bit...I'm forgetting the name of it right now.

    Good luck. Breathe slowly and deeply to calm yourself tonight. Let us know how it went [​IMG]
     
  10. stilldeb

    stilldeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I had mine out when I was four, also. My sister and I had them out on the same day. It hurt when I woke up and I was just quiet. My sister was screaming her head off and made her hurt worse. We got McDonald's milk shakes.

    Good luck!
     

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