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After tonsil surgery, sore throat pain may last for up to a week. Adenoidectomy pain will resolve in about three to four days. The following tips will help to manage the sore throat after these surgeries.

  • Stay hydrated, drinking cool liquids.
  • Eat soft foods until the throat has healed.
  • Use over-the-counter pain relievers and any pain medicines provided by your surgeon as needed.
  • Avoid strenuous activity and exercise until the throat has healed.

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* Savings estimate based on a study of more than 1 billion claims comparing self-pay (or cash pay) prices of a frequency-weighted market basket of procedures to insurer-negotiated rates for the same. Claims were collected between July 2017 and July 2019. R.Lawrence Van Horn, Arthur Laffer, Robert L.Metcalf. 2019. The Transformative Potential for Price Transparency in Healthcare: Benefits for Consumers and Providers. Health Management Policy and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 3.

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