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    Tonsillectomy
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    QTpie2009 posted:
    For parents whose children have had their tonsils removed- how long was recovery and how long did you have to be off work?
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    Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Of course, every kiddo is different but here is some basic information about recovery:

    Tonsillectomy - What to expect after surgery

    Here's a discussion from the Parenting 4 & 5 Year Old Community with more information about how long their kids were out of commission. The length of time varied -

    Tonsillectomy

    I hope your little one has a quick and painless recovery!

    Haylen
     
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    QTpie2009 responded:
    Update on my son: He had his surgery last Thursday and he is doing great. The 1st day he was whiney and clingy. After that he was fine, playing, eating normal. Wow, I guess I expected it to be worse. I only had to take 2 days off of work compared to the 4 I was going to have to take. Glad we had it done! He sleeps much better through the night now.
     
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    jlynnpaine replied to QTpie2009's response:
    I'm so glad he's doing well. I've heard that it's a fairly quick recovery for kids. That's great that he's sleeping better now too.
    Jodi (28), DH (24), Shaelynn (2), DD2 (due 5/16)


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