Tonsillectomy | Purpose, Contraindications, Procedure, Recovery and Complications

Follow up

Before discharging, the patient would be advised to avoid heavy activities and exercises for at least ten days postoperatively.

There is a recommended follow up schedule for post-tonsillectomy clinician visits to reassure the patient, and to make sure his wounds in healing properly, and to look for any sign of complications or morbidity.

First follow up visit usually occurs after five to eight days after tonsillectomy, then another visit after four to six weeks following the surgical procedure.