Tonsillectomy Surgery in Dubai


Tonsillectomy is the surgical procedure to remove both palatine tonsils, two oval-shaped lymphoid tissue masses at the back of the throat, is known as a tonsillectomy.


• Recurrent or chronic tonsillitis
• Obstructive sleep apnea
• As part of various oral-pharyngeal procedures
• Tonsillar malignancy
• Peritonsillar abscess (Quinsy)

Tonsillectomy surgery in Dubai by Dr Mustafa Kapadia is performed under general anesthesia, and post-surgical recovery takes 10-14 days. Cold steel tools (blade) or specialist surgical instruments such as a Coblator/ cautery are most often used.

Almost all patients experience throat soreness following tonsillectomy surgery, which generally lasts 3-5 days.

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Things To Do During Recovery

• Take medications as prescribed by your doctor
• Stay hydrated
• Eat bland and cold foods that are easy to swallow, such as ice creams, pudding, mashed potatoes, and so on.
• A mother or caretaker should accompany a child (aged five years or less) for a week to check for any oral bleeding, high fever, or difficulty breathing.

The following are the signs and symptoms that require prompt medical attention after tonsillectomy surgery:

• Oral bleeding that is active
• Fever and severe throat discomfort
• Difficulty breathing
• Dehydration

Risk In Tonsillectomy Surgery

Tonsillectomy, like any other surgery, carries the following risks:

• Medications used to put you to sleep during surgery might produce mild side effects such as headaches, nausea, vomiting, and muscular pain.
• Severe bleeding can occur after surgery in rare circumstances, necessitating different treatment and a lengthier hospital stay.
• During the healing process, bleeding can occur, especially if the wound’s scab is lifted too quickly.
• Surgery might occasionally result in an infection that needs further treatment.

Consult our ENT expert Dr Mustafa Kapadia for Tonsillectomy Surgery in Dubai

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