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Postoperative Instructions

What to expect:

  • You may feel tired today and may experience a sore throat, sore tongue, hoarse voice and possible jaw pain. The hoarse voice could last for 2-3 weeks.

Activity:

  • Limit activities on the day of surgery. Normal activities may be resumed including work or school the day after surgery. Rest if you feel tired. Rest your voice for 4-5 days. If you must speak, do so in a nonnal voice rather than whispering or shouting. Avoid excessive coughing or clearing the throat.


Diet:

  • Eat lightly for the first meal then increase as tolerated. If nausea or vomiting occurs, have clear liquids until nausea subsides.


General Instructions:

  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol) may be taken for relief of discomfort. If prescribed a pain medication take as directed by your physician.


Call the Doctor:

  • For any difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Severe pain
  • Fever over I 00°
  • Coughing up of blood
  • Any other serious concerns


Follow Up:

  • Call your doctor's office for a follow up appointment