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Forum Name: Surgery Topics
Question: Post Tonsilectomy
|lonewolf_1281 - Sat Oct 01, 2005 2:54 am||
I am a 24 yr old Male, post op exactly 5 days from having my tonsils removed. I am still having a lot of difficulties sollowing (really painful) and i am still barley able to talk. Is there anything I can do ? I am drinking as much water that i can but it still really hurts.
Please offer any helpful advise.
|Theresa Jones, RN - Sun Oct 02, 2005 5:26 am||
Popsicles, anything cold such as that should help with discomfort and swelling. You may also want to try some anti-inflammatory medications such as liquid Motrin to decrease the inflammation. Be sure to check with your physician prior to using NSAID's. I hope this helps :)
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