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Chia Seeds After Rhinoplasty

I had open rhinoplasty 21 days ago. I am definitely still in the healing stages: my nose is still a bit stuffy; tip is numb; columella is a bit sore; swelling is still present. My question is would it be okay to resume Chia seeds as part of my diet? I usually drink 2 tablespoons in water per day, but I stopped 2 weeks before my surgery as some sources said Chia seeds are a blood thinner. Any advice is appreciated! -Chia seed lover

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Rhinoplasty

It is best to avoid any supplements until the physician who performed your surgery says that you have healed adequately and can resume taking the supplement


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Chia seeds

There should be no problem with this but you can always check with your surgeon just to be sure - enjoy!

Sam Naficy, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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