How many weeks do I need to wait before going swimming after the surgery?
Activity After Nose Surgery for a Deviated Septum?
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Activity after septoplasty
After septoplasty, you typically want to wait a good 2 weeks before resuming full work out activity to avoid a nose bleed. Contact sports can be resumed in 6-8 weeks.
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