What types of food is appropriate after surgery?
Adhere to soft and liquid diet for five to seven days. Immediately after surgery, clear liquids, juices, yogurt, shakes, and soups are good choices. Avoid hard or crunchy foods for the first week.
When can I return to normal diet?
Typically in seven days after surgery, as you feel more comfortable. But advance gradually. If you eat harder food and feel uncomfortable, then return to more softer type diet for a couple of days.
When can I start eating hot food?
You may have hot beverages or food on second day after surgery.