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what can I eat when I have my tonsils taken out

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Ask your ENT: Ask your surgeon what you should or should not be eating; fair question, should have input from your doc.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Now: Start with soft foods and liquids be gentle if any bleeding call doctor
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aalam Samsavar
34 years experience Dentistry
Number of causes: Salty taste in the mouth could be due to a number of issues:Dehydration, side effect of some medications, salivary gland diseases like Sjorgen, Saliva ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes? Canker sore?: Recurrent oral herpes outbreaks almost always are outside, on or near the lips. Sores inside the mouth more often are canker sores, an entirely separa ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1-3 weeks: Depends on a number of factors. Likely 1-3 weeks. You can chew on that side as soon as there is no pain with chewing.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Yes, carefully: Yes you can eat , but be careful. You may rinse as instructed. Check with your treatment provider about the need for redressing the tx sites. Full mou ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Why is Mouth Sore?: How long has your mouth been sore? Do you need to see a dentist? Are your teeth the cause? Your gums? I would say eat liquids and soft foods. Av ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: For the first 24-48 hours after extraction, you should maintain a soft food diet to avoid dislodging the blood clot. Take care.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Mouth ulcer: You can eat anything which will not make your ulcer worse, avoid physically hot food, spicy hot food and nuts.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Depends on pain : Usually a few days of soft diet. But this will depend on the complexity of your extraction, surgical or simple extraction, your pain level and the in ... Read More
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