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Yes that headingis vile, sorry. Another poster is experiencing this after her tonsillectomy a few days ago, I am having mine tomorrow and need to prepare myself. Is this normal?? How and WHY is it coming out your nose?
I am prepared for pain, blood, pain, scabs, pain, eating toast and more pain but not for nasalregurgitation!
I had mine out last year TOTALLY worth it although I was scraed shitless at the time. Have just gone my first winter without tonsillitus every other month!
My top tips Drink atleast 16 fl oz of water an hour Use a humidifyer to keep the air moist at night to stop your throat drying up and having the pain of swallowing withg a dry throat. Set your alarm for every hour to wake you and have a drink again more for comfort. Get some cold packs from boots to keep round your neck Eat loads of pretzels Be very careful around day 10 with over exerting yourself and drinking warm drinks (learnt the hard way on that one) Chew gum for any ear pain (didn't have any myself)
Hellospoon I avoided hot drinks as per advice on bleeding. Day 10 I was feeling rather perky and disregarded the fact that this is about the time the scabs fall off <boak> had a coffee and 10 minutes later blood started pouring out and I ended back up in hospital for three days and had several further big bleeds. I am by nature a bleeder though so wasn't too surprised it happened to me
Posted on your other thread about this. I still can't say some words like I think I used to be able to but I don't have massive pus filled tonsils giving me bad breath and horrendous neck pain any more so every cloud etc....
giraffes, have just seen this thread. really hope your op went well. my ds1 had his tonsils (and adenoids) out last autumn - the recovery was very tough for him but he got through it and it has been so wonderful to not have him on monthly antibiotics and suffering so much with awful tonsillitis (and sleep apnoea) I had to respond though to say that although he hasn't had the food/nose/regurgitation thing, whenever he now gets a cold he does projectile sneeze - he literally shoots the contents of his nose several feet away.