I'll be 28 yrs old and am having my tonsils out, what am I in for?

Im freaking out and need to work, but really how long will I not be able to work and have to lay in bed. Im a social worker and cant be out for too long = ) PS. Ill be going in the day after x-mas and 2 days before my birthday, what fun this is

Asked By: girthswife - 11/24/2007
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You are going to be sore and in pain. Talk as soon as possible, drink lots of iced drinks, icee pops, ice cream. Luke warm soup. DO not drink anything red! Take your pain medication as scheduled, DO not wait until the pain bad before taking it. It depends on the work you do. If it is a desk job, most can return to work... More
Answered By: JNS - 11/24/2007
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You'll be fine a couple of days after the surgery. You'll feel more groggy from the anesthesia than pain from the surgery... More
Answered By: hngland - 11/24/2007
You want the truth? I used to work Head & Neck surgery and I've always been straight with my patients. You deserve no less. It will be horrendous... More
Answered By: TweetyBird - 11/24/2007
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