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Is ice cream still a good thing to eat after tonsillectomy?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Ice cream has gotten a bad RAP because some people think "it causes phlegm." following tonsillectomy the most important thing is good hydration.
Water and sherbet are hydrating, ice cream is not. If you eat ice cream make sure you drink enough fluids.

In brief: Yes

Ice cream has gotten a bad RAP because some people think "it causes phlegm." following tonsillectomy the most important thing is good hydration.
Water and sherbet are hydrating, ice cream is not. If you eat ice cream make sure you drink enough fluids.
Dr. David Astrachan
Dr. David Astrachan
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Dr. Dennis Diaz
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Encouraging and pushing any kind of oral intake following tonsil surgery is good.
Ice cream tastes good, provides volume and calories.

In brief: Yes

Encouraging and pushing any kind of oral intake following tonsil surgery is good.
Ice cream tastes good, provides volume and calories.
Dr. Dennis Diaz
Dr. Dennis Diaz
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Dr. Rodney Diaz
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Yes

Soft foods for 3-4 weeks post tonsillectomy is safest.

In brief: Yes

Soft foods for 3-4 weeks post tonsillectomy is safest.
Dr. Rodney Diaz
Dr. Rodney Diaz
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