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Mastoidectomy | Preparation & Expectations | Home Care and Complications

What happens right after the procedure?

After the procedure, the person will be taken to the surgery recovery room. Mild discomfort may be felt, and this can be relieved with pain medicine. The person will begin to take fluids when no nausea is present and can usually go home within a few hours.

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Mastoidectomy: Home Care and Complications

Author: Mark Loury, MD
Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Date Reviewed: 08/24/01

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