Your child will need time to recover. Limit activity for
Listed below are drink and food suggestions to help make sure your child gets enough fluids and nutrients:
Give your child lots of water, popsicles, and mild, nonacidic juices (avoid citrus).
Serve soft foods, such as gelatin, pudding, ice cream, scrambled eggs, pasta, and mashed foods.
Avoid hot, spicy, and rough foods such as fresh fruits, toast, crackers, and potato chips.
The following medication may be prescribed for your child:
Pain medication to help with swallowing.
Antibiotics to avoid infection.
When to Call the Doctor
Mild pain and a slight fever are normal after surgery. But call the doctor if your child has any of the following:
Severe pain that prescribed medication does not relieve
Bright red bleeding
Use only medications approved by your child’s doctor. Always avoid medicines that contain ibuprofen or aspirin. They may cause bleeding. Medicines with acetaminophen are a better choice.