Grommets for a 3 year old – Flying and Swimming?

Over the past couple of days I’ve been writing about Ollie getting grommets and an infection.

We’ve recently returned from a lovely family holiday to Spain but for the few weeks leading up to the holiday I had major paranoia about Ollie flying with grommets and swimming and playing with water.

I searched ‘grommets flying’ ‘grommets swimming’ and searched through random articles looking for reassurance that he would be fine and I wasn’t going to cause any distress. I don’t know what I was hoping to find because I generally type NHS at the end for official reassurance! Continue reading Grommets for a 3 year old – Flying and Swimming?

Grommets for a 3 year old – Post surgery infection.

Yesterday I wrote about Ollie’s experience getting grommets, it all went well on the day…

We left hospital on the Friday evening and he slept surprisingly well.  No pain or discomfort through the night and he seemed absolutely fine.  By the Sunday he had a high temperature, they said this can be quite common and to give him calpol if needed so he had some and then seemed to be fine and recovering well.

Until the following Friday where we’d had a lovely day having a picnic and playing in the park but when we got home Ollie went weird!

He suddenly went extremely hot and tired, showing signs of infection a week after having grommets inserted. Continue reading Grommets for a 3 year old – Post surgery infection.