Nasal Septal Reconstruction or Sinus Surgery

1. Appointment: Your physician will advise you when to schedule your follow-up appointment. You may want someone to drive you for the appointment if you have taken narcotics. 2. Activity: Avoid strenuous activity; such as workouts and or sports after surgery. No bending, stooping or lifting over 10 pounds. Your physician will advise you when
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Laryngoscopy Patient

Appointment: Your physician will advise you when to schedule your next follow-up appointment after your surgery. This is usually 1-2 weeks after surgery. Activity: We encourage rest and quiet activities for the first 2-3 days. Your physician will advise you on how long you should maintain voice rest. It is normal to have a change in your
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Insertion of Pressure Equalizing Tubes

1. Appointment: Your physician will advise you when to schedule your next follow-up appointment after your surgery. 2. Activity: Normal activity may be resumed after surgery. 3. Medication: You may be instructed by your physician to use eardrops after surgery, follow the directions on the prescription or post op instruction sheet from the surgery center
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Ear Surgery

Your physician will advise you when to schedule your follow-up appointment after surgery. It is important for you to return for these appointments. DO NOT BLOW YOUR NOSE FOLLOWING SURGERY. Your physician will inform you when it is all right for you to do so. Any accumulated serection in the nose should be drawn back
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Tonsillectomy

What to expect each day: First 12-24 hours do relatively well secondary to local (i.e., numbing medications) used at the time of surgery. Days 2-6: Sore throat, fever, lethargic – it is critical during this period that the child drinks a lot of fluids, eating is variable. Day 7: Will start to feel better, may
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Tonsillectomy/UPPP

1. Appointment: Your physician will advise you when to schedule your follow-up appointment after your surgery. Please keep this appointment so the physician can make sure your throat is healing properly. 2. Activity: Encourage rest and quiet activities for the first week (TV, reading, cards, and board games). Sleep is an important part of the recuperative period. Avoid strenuous
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Adenoidectomy

Appointment: Your physician will advise you when to schedule your next follow-up appointment after your surgery. Activity: Limit physical activity for three days. Medication: A prescription for pain medication may be given. Please take as directed. If you do not need the prescribed medication and want to take an over-the-counter medication, you may use over-the-counter
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Smoking Cessation Resources

Baltimore Washington Medical Center  ‘Preventative Care‘ American Cancer Society ‘Stay Away from Tobacco’

Weight Loss Resources

Do you want to lose weight and/or live a healthier lifestyle? We’ve compiled a list of local resources to help you! Baltimore Washington Medical Center  Weight Management Seminar  Howard County General Hospital  Wellness Classes  Queen Anne’s Dept. of Health  Healthy Families Program American Cancer Society  Healthy Lifestyle Resources 

Hearing Aid Accessories

Despite the great advancements in hearing aid technology, these devices still fall short in certain situations. Even the most advanced hearing aids available still are less effective in situations where there is excessive background noise or the source of sound is far from your ears. ENTAA Care’s hearing instrument centers in Annapolis, Columbia, Glen Burnie,
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