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Hello. : Hello. Don't know if this is regarding an adult or a child. Will answer as if an adult. Consider warm salt water gargles at least four times a day to assist with inflammation. Consider tylenol or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication for pain and to reduce fever. Obtain a throat culture. Untreated streph throat can lead to serious complications down the line. Take care. ...Read more
Yes: Generally it should be safe. If it tastes funny, then don't use it. ...Read more
Not necessay: Following a tonsillectomy, a septic crust covers the surgically exposed tonsillar fossa or raw area that is exposed to the outside air. Inasmuch as the oral cavity is not sterile, the patient's normal immune response is all that is necessary to heal the raw surface. I would think that chloraseptic would cause more burning. However it would be safe to use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not much: A little bit is ok. I mean after all, you put the stuff in your mouth, how can you not swallow any? Its certainly not poisonous. I s'pose if you swallow to much, your body will try to get rid of it quickly, ie: you'll throw up. ...Read more
Post-tonsillectomy: You can use Chloraseptic spray after tonsillectomy, but it usually provides limited, short term relief. Talk to your surgeon about his/her preferences. I tell my patients they can use it, but as I mentioned, it is of limited use. Sometimes 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water to rinse and swish is soothing-no gargling. Besides that, take whatever pain Rx your doctor recommended. ...Read more
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I just had a tonsilectomy 3 days ago the pain pills are not helping I've got canker sores everywhere i need relief now can I use chloraseptic / kanka?
After tonsilectomy: Personally, i think the chloraseptic would be irritating and not helpful and the kanka might numb the area but not be of much help either. Your surgeon is more familiar with this procedure, you and what pain medication you are already taking. I think he\she would be able to suggest better solutions for you. Call the office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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