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RECOMENDACIONES DE CUIDADOS AL ALTA

TURBINOPLASTY (TURBINECTOMY)

From the moment you are discharged from the hospital, you must rest at home for the first two days after the operation. He will avoid physical exertion, such as lifting weights for two weeks.

  • You may not drive any kind of vehicle or use dangerous machinery until 72 hours after surgery. You can not drink alcoholic beverages until after the first three days. Your diet should be soft and moderate for the first 24 hours after surgery.
  • It is normal to have a dry mouth due to not being able to breathe through the nose, as well as some pain and swelling that will subside with the painkillers we have given you.
  • It is advisable to sleep a little incorporated, to facilitate breathing. If you have to sneeze, you will do it with your mouth open.
  • Some blood and secretions will ooze from the tamponade. This is normal. If it is comfortable for you, you can place a gauze pad under your nose, held in place with paper tape, to catch the secretions and change it often.
  • If it is comfortable for you, you can place a gauze pad under your nose, held in place with paper tape, to catch the secretions and change it often.
  • If you were taking aspirin or other anti-aggregants prior to surgery, you will consult with your doctor about when to restart treatment.
  • In case of heavy bleeding from the nose or mouth, severe pain that does not subside with the recommended painkillers, or fever above 38o, go to the emergency room or contact your doctor.