I had my rhinoplasty on May 11, 2013, saturday, and it has been exactly 9 days post op. My left nose has stopped drainage but my nose is now experiencing drainage. I asked my doctor and he said to keep on drinking anti-biotics. Any insights? Thanks! Robert
Drainage in Right Nostril 9 Days Post-op is This Normal?
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Drainage after nose surgery
Since you are still very recent from surgery, drainage is still quite normal. If it becomes bloody or thick with pus, do let your surgeon know immediately. I would suggest keeping your fingers, Q tips and anything else out of your nose to let it heal.
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