DISCHARGE INSTRUCTIONS
POST-OP ADENOIDECTOMY

  1. Regular diet.
  2. Activity as tolerated.
  3. For pain or discomfort use Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ibuprofen.DO NOT USE ASPIRIN.
  4. Objectionable mouth odor commonly observed for several days is relieved by drinking fluids and adequate intake of foods.
  5. Ear pain and a slight fever (99-100°for the first few days is a common occurrence and may be disregarded.
  6. Mild bleeding is NOT unusual and usually stops with gargling ice cold water for 1-2 minutes. If bleeding continues or clots are seen in the throat, call the office.
  7. Please call to schedule a follow-up appointment for ten (10) days following surgery.

Call the office at 684-2838 if the following occur: