Please follow these simple instructions to promote full recovery.
- Normal diet must be taken to avoid complications such as bleeding and infection
- Take soluble painkillers half an hour before meals for the first week. Do not exceed the prescribed dose and avoid Aspirin
- Chewing gum may help with the earache that is normal to experience after your operation
- Avoid a dirty, dusty atmosphere for the first two weeks
- Avoid contact with anyone with colds or flu for the first two weeks
- Continue with your normal mouth care
- Complete any medications given to you on discharge
- Refrain from working for at least two weeks
- If you experience any bleeding following your discharge, contact the hospital immediately for advice
You may like to look at the following websites for more information, however as we are not responsible for them we cannot endorse them:
If you require further information please contact us on:
- Ward 35: 01642 854535
- Email: [email protected]
- Out of hours: 111
- In an emergency dial 999
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