USUAL COURSE: Moderate swelling in the back of the throat, sore throat for several days. Muffled sound to voice while swelling is present.
PAIN: Tylenol or ibuprofen may be used for discomfort. In some cases, narcotic pain medication may be prescribed.
SWELLING: Cold iced or slushy drinks will help reduce swelling. Ibuprofen will also help. In some cases, a steroid may be given.
DIET: as tolerated.
HAND PIECE: Be sure to keep the hand piece. In some cases, repeat somnoplasty is necessary. We will need your hand piece for any additional procedures.
76th Professional Commons
21911 76th Ave W
Edmonds, WA 98026
Swedish Mill Creek Medical Center
13020 Meridian Ave S, 2nd Floor
Everett, WA 98208
Ear Nose Throat & Allergy Associates
104 27th Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98374
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