Health Tip: Recovering From Adenoid and Tonsil
(HealthDay News) -- It's common for people who have just had
their tonsils and adenoids removed -- usually children -- to suffer
post-surgical symptoms including a sore throat, low-grade fever and
Maintaining a proper diet during recovery can help ease
symptoms. The U.S. National Library of Medicine offers these
- Skip highly acidic drinks, such as grapefruit juice or orange
- Avoid foods that are very hot or spicy.
- Restrict foods that can irritate a sore throat, including
crunchy, raw vegetables and cold cereals.
- Avoid high-fat dairy products that can thicken mucus and make
swallowing more difficult.
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