The doctor will record your medical history and check if you have any bleeding problems, allergies, etc.
The doctor will give you a few instructions to follow before the surgical procedure. They can be -
The operation is done under general anaesthesia and the surgery takes 20 to 30 minutes.
Both the tonsils are usually removed, but some patients may benefit from a partial tonsillectomy.
There are many ways to do a tonsillectomy, such as -
There can be nausea and some pain in the jaw, ears, neck, or sore throat during the postoperative period. Take sufficient rest in the first few days after the surgery.
Your doctor will prescribe you painkillers to get relief from the pain. Take the doctor's advice if you are experiencing severe pain, breathing problems, bleeding, or fever after the procedure. Snoring in the first few days is normal.
The cost of tonsillectomy ranges between Rs. 14,300 to Rs. 68,200 in India.
Your doctor will advise you on what to eat immediately after the surgery. You may start with liquids and then switch to a soft diet.