It's been nearly 4 weeks since my septorhinoplasty, so I went on a run but I feel this slight pressure in my nose when I hit the ground. Should I stop? Or this just something I can get on with? I'm especially worried about this ruining the results of the operation.
Approaching 4 Weeks Since Septorhinoplasty and Feel Pressure in Nose While Running - Should I Stop?
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Rhinoplasty and running at 4 weeks
I usually have my patients wait a good 6 weeks or so before resuming running after rhinoplasty. The nose will feel heavy and probably will swell and be uncomfortable when you bounce up and down.
Resuming exercise after rhinoplasty
This is a good question to ask the surgeon who did your procedure. Assuming you cannot get in touch with him, then if it hurts- best to hold off. I generally allow patients to resume running after 5 weeks if everything feels solid on examination.
Web reference: http://sandiegoface.com/rhinoplasty/
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