Is there anything I should do before the operation?
What happens before the operation?
What does the operation involve?
What anaesthetic is used?
Are there any risks?
When can I see my child after the operation?
When will my child have something to eat and drink?
What happens afterwards?
When you get home
- Sore throat
- Redness of the throat and mouth
- Raised temperature
- Loss of appetite
Rest and recuperation
Please note this is a generic GOSH information sheet. If you have specific questions about how this relates to your child, please ask your doctor. Please note this information may not necessarily reflect treatment at other hospitals.