The 'Someone Like You' singer underwent microsurgery in November to stop the bleeding that resulted from a benign polyp, after being plagued by voice issues for much of 2011.
In a new interview with Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes, Adele admitted that she knew she had a serious injury but is glad to be well on her way to recovery.
"It felt like someone put a curtain over my throat. It felt like something popped in my throat," she said of the incident which led her to seek further treatment.
"I had laser surgery. [They] put lasers down your throat, cut off the polyp, and kind of laser your haemorrhage back together and fix it."
The 23-year-old also discussed the smartphone app she used to communicate while recovering.
"I had an application on my phone that you type the words into it and then it speaks it. But the great thing is I love to swear. Most of [the apps] you can't swear on, but I found this one app where you can swear, so I'm still really getting my point across," Adele said.
Adele's 60 Minutes interview airs Sunday, February 12 at 7pm EST on CBS.
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Watch Adele's video for 'Someone Like You' below: