I had a tonsillectomy about 2 days ago and for the most part ive just eaten some ice cream and some mac and cheese. i have also been a smoker for about 2 and a hald years and im taking this oppurtuniy to finally quit. However i am nervous about the weight loss because i am 19 years old and i . Feb 01, 2011 · In another, involving 249 children, 50% to 75% experienced weight gains in the year following surgery. Across all three analyses, an association between tonsillectomy and greater-than-expected weight gain was seen, regardless of whether children were normal weight or Author: Salynn Boyles.
Children who have sore throats often or who snore might have their tonsils taken out. But tonsillectomies aren't just for kids. Adults can need them, too. It's done the same way in children and adults, but an adult's risks and recovery can be different. They can be swollen or become infected. If you Author: Kelli Miller. Jul 08, 2006 · Re: How much weight did you lose after your Tonsillectomy? I'm at day 12 after my tonsillectomy, and I've lost 8 lbs. When I went for my 10 day checkup, the doc said my throat's not healing very well or very fast, and to stay on a mushy food diet.
Apr 07, 2018 · Psychologically I always blame my tonsillectomy at around the age of 11 years old for my struggle with weight - it was after my tonsillectomy that I went from skinny kid to obese and after years of struggling, trying all the conventional diets etc. I'm 17 about to be 18 in 2 weeks and am getting a tonsillectomy march 26, my ENT told me that im going to lose 15-20lbs and i was wondering if this was true, I'm currently 6'0 and 160lbs and have barely anye fat on me does this mean im going to lose muscle.
Sep 12, 2012 · Age, Not Underlying Diagnosis, Key Factor In Weight Gain In Children After Tonsillectomy Release Date: September 12, 2012 Potentially worrisome weight gains following tonsillectomy occur mostly in children under the age of 6, not in older children, a study by Johns Hopkins experts in otolaryngology- head and neck surgery shows. Operative time and blood loss are both reduced and the complication rates are the same as dissection tonsillectomy both in the published literature and in my experience. In most cases this is now my preferred technique. After surgery The first night. All tonsillectomy patients are kept in hospital overnight.
Does tonsillectomy cause excessive weight loss? MD. of weight during my recovery, but it is hard for me to gain weight. Is it unusual for an adult to gain weight after tonsillectomy? I was 33 when I had my to tonsils removed and despite exercising and restricting caloric intake I kept on . Apr 29, 2013 · I had tonsillectomy in 1960 when I was 8 years old. Until then, I was a somewhat underweight if fit child (f). I do not have numerical data on my weight gain, but shortly after the procedure I started putting on weight and for the rest of my life struggled with being overweight, in spite of being physically active and having a balanced diet.