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Tonsils removed for a 2 year old. Difficulty in swallowing. Not taking the antibiotics. What to do?

hi, My 2 and a half yr old son had his tonsils taken out 8 9 days ago. he eating a little bit better but not a great deal still finding it hard to swallow . He had a green yellow flem it comes up everyday and all in his mouth which makes it harder for him to swallow and its on the back of his throat . he will not take his anti bioethics which doesn t help and we have even tried forcing him to have it but it all come back out where he cant swallow it. not drinking as much as he should be sometimes.
Asked On : Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Thanks for your query.
I advise you to get him examined by your treating doctor as he may have infection at operating site as you said he is not taking medicine properly and pain is still persisting.
In the meantime give him plenty of fluids,and soft semisolid diet in small quantity,

Your child will be fine
God bless
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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ENT Specialist Dr. Naveen Kumar's  Response

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The pain could be due to the secondary infection in the operated area. You can consult your doctor for a complete examination and treatment of the same. Also give plenty of lukewarm water for the child to drink. This will improve the blood circulation and clears off the infection and the thick discharge. Give soft diet to eat; Avoid any sort of hard and hot food.

I wish him good health

Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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