Cleaning my Nose After 2 Months?

I had surgery about 2 months ago (spreader graft and moved the tip back.) I don't like blowing my nose, so I usually just dab the inside of my nose with a tissue. I also wash the sides of my nose about twice a day. Sometimes I feel a bit of pain, kind of like a nerve or muscle strain kind of pain, if I wash my face or use the tissue to clean out my nose for too long. Is this normal? I will see my doctor next week, but I just wanted to make sure that it isn't unusual. I love the results so far.

Doctor Answers (1)

Cleaning the nose.


 At this point there should be no problem with you blowing your nose. Repetitive irritation of the lining of the nose by using a dabbing tissue inside the nostril can lead to irritation. It is normal to have some sensitivity at this point. I do not believe that there is anything wrong with your surgery.

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