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This is more a tip than question.  My neck and incision were swollen in the hospital.  They offered to get me ice...usually I hate ice on anything but it really helped!  The only problem was the lumpy ice hurt so i had to empty some out.  When I was released I asked my Mom to get me ice packs from walgreens like we had as kids at school.  They don't freeze...stay squishy like a gel.  They have been perfect! I have posted daily pics so I can see how my head is healing...even if you don't like ice you might give it a try.
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Ice was the one thing that helped me the most! I used them as at least 3 times a day! Keep healing happy for you.
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1306714 tn?1327260680
Very good tip.  Thank goodness for ice packs.  
Keep up with the good healing.  I'm so proud of you  :)   Linda
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620923 tn?1452919248

  If u like ice,bags  frozen peas work too!!
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