ok so i took my 3 yr old son to his ent appt today and come to find out his adenoids and tonsils are extremely enlarged and need to come out next week- i know about wuts gonna happen and wut to expect and everything but are there any veterans here that have gone through this with their kids or themselves that can give me a little advice to survive this? Like whats most soothing to give to eat and drink? and how else can i make my son comfortable? thanks- any help is greatly appreciatedAnswer Question
Answer by ZaTa at 8:37 PM on Mar. 12, 2009
Just make sure he's getting liquids afterwards. Extremely cold things don't feel good, as well as hot things. Salty stuff seemed to bother him too. His breath is gonna smell terrible for 2 weeks or more....like cow manure....lol. The first day, my son slept all day. The next day he was whiny and sore. Jello was kinda hard to swallow. Popsicles are good because you suck on them rather than swallow large bites of cold stuff. Low sodium broth seemed to be what he liked after the 2nd or 3rd day. Sorry if this is jumbled....lol. Just typing as I think. If he gets a fever make sure you call your doc....that's about all I can think of right now. If you have more specific questions, you can PM me if you want. Good luck.
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