Hello, a week ago I just had tonsillectomy, after 10 days can I eat chewy things like squid, meatballs?
From the information you have arrived, patients with a history of tonsillectomy or tonsillectomy require an optimal recovery period of about 2 weeks. However, this depends on the patient's progress and the results of the evaluation by your ENT doctor. Because, to determine whether you can consume hard, crispy, or spicy food is determined after your complaint has improved and the results of the examination are obtained.
Meanwhile, if you expect to consume foods such as squid or meatballs, if it is not spicy, and lots of coloring, then in general, after the 10th day, you can probably consume it. The thing to remember, eat in moderation and not overdoing it.
However, to confirm all of this, however, still requires an immediate evaluation from your ENT doctor to confirm the condition of this area of the operation. This will give you a definite follow-up plan for you.
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