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Surgery for grommets, adenoids etc what to expect

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adoptmama Sun 07-Apr-13 09:49:28

That's it really. DD having surgery next week to fit ear tubes, remove nasal adenoid blockage. What should I expect after surgery; pain, discomfort, drainage from tubes etc

thanks

LovesBeingWokenEveryNight Sun 07-Apr-13 19:35:59

Bouncing for you

beautifulgirls Sun 07-Apr-13 20:10:08

DD1 was around 2.5yrs when hers were done. She was groggy for about half an hour after she woke up and a bit tearful at that point, then she woke up a bit more and started eating (ate both of our packed lunches that I had taken in!). After that she was up and about into the play area, happy as pie and none the worse for her ordeal. We had to stay there for I think around 4hrs after she woke up just to make sure all was ok. We never looked back. It was a while ago and I guess I gave her some calpol that night but we really didn't have any concerns with her.

greencybermummy Mon 08-Apr-13 22:54:17

My DD having this op next week too! We've been told we'll be in over night. I'm expecting to use pain meds for a few days. I'm sure she'll be bit miserable upon coming round but hopefully it will all be worth it in the end. Hope all goes well for you.

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