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Had a Deviated Septum, I Had my Splints Remove, now I Can Smell an Odor, and Also I Have Severe Headache?

Post Septoplasty. What does this mean?

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Headache and bad odor after septoplasty

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Your symptoms suggest an infection....go and see your surgeon immediately and have him check the nose, possibly do X-rays. Ask him if he used any temporary packs during surgery that should have all been removed.

Sacramento Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Had a Deviated Septum, I Had my Splints Remove, now I Can Smell an Odor, and Also I Have Severe Headache?

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 The odor may be an infection and you should go back to the Rhinoplasty Surgeon that did your Septoplasty for evaluation.

Web reference: http://www.drfpalmer.com

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Smell after Septorhinoplasty

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Sounds like you may have chronic sinusitis.  You should see your Dr..  Have  them examine you and ensure that you dont have  any packing left in your nose.   A CT scan of sinuses is indicated to look at your sinuses.  

Web reference: http://www.rhinoplasty.ca

Toronto Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.0 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

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