The maximum hospitals stay for this operation is about 8 to 10 hrs, or till the patients recover from anesthesia. Infact some patients even prefer to undergo the operation as an outpatient, but some might require an overnight stay, depending on their general well being. Regular pain relief formulation, including paracetamol and an anti inflammatory, such as ibuprofen ("Brufen") or diclofenac ("Voltaren") is prescribed for ten days, to make the post operative course as comfortable as possible. Ice cream and cold juices helps in soothing the child on way to recovery. Two weeks off work or school is usually necessary for full recovery.