Indications of Bleeding After a Tonsillectomy

by Cathy Parkes March 10, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021

After a tonsillectomy, monitor for frequent swallowing or throat clearing - this may indicate bleeding at the incision site!  Family teaching after a tonsillectomy: no red liquids, straws, spicy, hot, or crispy/coarse foods.

After a tonsillectomy, monitor for frequent swallowing or throat clearing - this may indicate bleeding at the incision site!

Family teaching after a tonsillectomy: no red liquids, straws, or spicy, hot, or crispy/coarse foods.



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