Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Tania | 2009/02/16

Q.

Runny nose &  tonsolitis operation

My 2 year old son is scheduled for a tonsolitis operation on Wednesday, however he is struggling with a runny nose, must I wait with the operation?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Yes, your son appears to have a cold or other nasal infection now. Keep his nose clear with Salex nose drops twice day every day until his nose clears. The operation needs to be postponed.

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