Would my tonsillitis/bacterial infection have anything to do with going under GA/breast augmentation?
6 months ago
On the 15th of October, I had breast augmentation which I am very pleased with. That day I felt like I was starting to get a sore throat however didn't have a temperature as far as I'm aware. My temp was 38 when I was hospitalised that night. I thought I was getting better till only a couple of days ago, an excruciating sore throat. Turns out I have tonsillitis and my blood results are a bit abnormal. Dr likes to believe this is because of going under GA, surgery etc.
Doctor Answers 2
Most likely not
Most patients undergoing breast augmentation with general anesthesia do not develop tonsillitis. It is more likely a coincidence.
Nana Mizguchi, MD
Tonsillitis after GA
Hello, it is difficult to speculate about the relationship between your tonsillitis and your surgery based on a description alone.
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