Tonsillectomy | Purpose, Contraindications, Procedure, Recovery and Complications

2. Postoperative nausea and vomiting

It is also one of the common early post-tonsillectomy complications. usually on the first twenty-four hours after the procedure.

Nausea and vomiting increases in patients who did not receive a prophylactic anti-emetic treatment after the surgery. one dexamethasone dose intra-operative is usually sufficient for treatment of this condition.