In this section
for children going home who've had their adenoids taken out after a
day stay in hospital
It is common for children to have some blood-stained
discharge and a blocked nose for three to four days.
If your child does get a blood nose:
Contact your child's surgeon
if your child:
name of your child's surgeon in the ENT Department
Surgery Centre Monday to Friday 7AM to
T: (03) 9345 6570
The Royal Children's HospitalT: (03) 9345 5522 (24hrs)
Ask switchboard to page the on-call ENT registrar if you are
concerned about your child.
Factsheet developed by the RCH Surgery
Centre.First published 2005. Updated January
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