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2 Doctor Answers | Asked by m.golestanmail
Could you sing and play harp before surgery??!! No, seriously, playing harmonica results in a lot of pressure changes through the nose, much different than singing. I would recommend waiting 4-6 weeks before you start with the harp, though you could probably return to singing earlier. Check with your surgeon.
I love the fact that you feel like singing and playing the harmonica after rhinoplasty surgery! I also love the fact that you are so compliance-oriented that you are asking the question! I would suggest that you obtain verification from your own surgeon, only because it is he or she that you will go to if you have a problem with over-aggressive harmonica playing and vigorous breathing (some possibly through an incompletely-healed nose), or belting out songs like the singers in Glee or...