WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER THIERSCH GRAFT
Mild ear discomfort is expected and should be relieved with Tylenol. Do not remove the clear cellophane dressing. If blood collects under it, you may sterilize a needle with rubbing alcohol; puncture the cellophane in one area and milk out the blood collection.
CONTACT OUR OFFICE IMMEDIATELY IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS:
- A fever of 101 degrees or higher
- Excessive pain develops
- You develop shortness of breath
- Drainage develops an odor
Note: This sheet is not specific to you or your child, but provides general information. If you have any additional questions, please call Paparella Ear, Head & Neck Institute at 612-339-2836.
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