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Can I use Chloraseptic spray the day after tonsillectomy?

Can I use Chloraseptic spray the day after tonsillectomy?

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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Can you use chloraseptic spray after having your tonsils removed to help with the pain?

Can you use chloraseptic spray after having your tonsils removed to help with the pain?

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 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?

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 more

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Do you think I can use chloraseptic for a canker sore?

Do you think I can use chloraseptic for a canker sore?

Canker sore: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) run their course in 7-10 days. Applying a mouthwash can't hurt, but may not be of much help. Until it is no longer painful, Stay away from spicy foods and try not to irritate it. Get some Orabase Ointment OTC from the pharmacy. It is an oral bandage that will stick to the ulcer. Apply it before meals so you can eat without discomfort. ...Read more

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Can you use chloraseptic throat spray after having tonsils out?

Can you use chloraseptic throat spray after having tonsils out?

Tonsillectomy: Hello. Yes you can use chloroseptic as needed and as directed for post op control of excessive pain after tonsillectomy. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could I use 2 year old chloraseptic?

Please tell me, could I use 2 year old chloraseptic?

Medication risks: The biggest concern for using such medication in children is for injuries that could result. For instance,the spray form could be inhaled, and the lozenge form could cause choking or injury from biting on a numb tongue. Use Ibuprofen for pain control instead. ...Read more

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Could you mix anbesol with chloraseptic?

Could you mix anbesol with chloraseptic?

Read the label: If both of them list Benzocaine as an active ingredient, you should not mix them. If not, it is probably ok.. There are different over-the counter formulas available. Always, when not sure, check with the doctor. ...Read more