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my 5 yearold got his tonsils and adnoids taken out 5 days ago is it normal to have earaches after 5 days of surgery

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giovanni2005

Asked by giovanni2005 at 2:01 PM on May. 29, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • You could ask his Doctor ....he should know. In fact, he should have told you what to expect. DId he?
    or you could GOOGLE it.
    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 2:06 PM on May. 29, 2011

  • It is all connected. I would ask the doctor!
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 2:21 PM on May. 29, 2011

  • My son went through the same thing. Earaches frequently follow a tonsillectomy. This earache is not an ear infection but originates from the sore throat as a type of phantom pain. You can treat it with a heating pad or hot water bottle applied to the ear and with pain medication.
    MomMom23

    Answer by MomMom23 at 2:49 PM on May. 29, 2011

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