Allergy and Sinus Conditions
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reconstructive facial surgery
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Sleep Disorders
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Hearing Center
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ADENOIDECTOMY

  • DIET: Eat and drink as much as you can. Popsicles, ginger ale, sherbet and similar good are well tolerated. Progress to regular diet as soon as you are able. Milk is fine to drink, but may cause a thick mucus sensation in the throat.
  • ACTIVITY: No PE or exercise class for two days after surgery.
  • MEDICATIONS: Take all of the antibiotics prescribed.
    • Take pain medication as prescribed; follow directions CAREFULLY.
  • FOLLOW-UP: Return to the office 1 to 2 weeks after surgery. Nurse should call 1 week for surgery follow up. If there any concerns Doctor will see patient.
  • WORK/SCHOOL: You may return 1 to 2 days after surgery.
  • INFORMATION: Call the doctor for bleeding from the mouth or nose, or fever over 100.4°F.
    • Throat pain is normal, and may worsen in the first three days after surgery. This pain will reduce over the first 2 weeks after surgery.
    • Tongue pain, tingling and discomfort are normal and will reduce over the first 2 weeks after surgery.
    • Ear pain is normal, does not signify and ear infection, and will reduce over the first 2 weeks after surgery.