Well, I recently had a tonsillectomy (about 10 days ago) and the healing process hasnt been too bad. For the past few days ive noticed a small black spot appearing in one of my white scabs. As this grew larger I thought I could feel air through it. My parents (I'm 18) reassured me the black was probably space i was seeing between the two tonsillar arches. Now that more scab has fallen off i've begun to see that my palatopharyngeal arch is really a palatopharyngeal pillar and there is a large hole in the arch! I have photos, but haven't found anything online about this. My scabs aren't completely gone, but I don't like the idea of having a small pillar, which food and water can pass through instead of an entire webbed area. Thanks for any replies!
This has happened to my daughter. She has a hole in her soft palate now. There has obviously been tissue damage to her paltopharyngeal arch. May I ask, what has been the outcome for you? I have been searching the net but find very little on this exact scenario. (My daughter is 15)
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