I was just wondering whether it is ok to fast 3 weeks after my septorhinoplasty. Ive continued eating the past three weeks and it is the last week left of ramadan and I feel as though I should and could fast. But Im just unsure if it'll have any detrimental effect on the healing process for my nose?
Fasting Three Weeks Post Septorhinoplasty?
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Fasting after rhinoplasty
In my opinion, it is not a good idea to fast after any type of major surgical procedure including a rhinoplasty for at least two months. I would not want anything that could interfere with the healing process. That being said, there probably is no research one way or the other in this area.
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