I Am Scheduled to Have Nasal Valve Surgery. Will I Be in a Lot of Pain?

I am having nasal valve surgery ...can not breathe out of the left side .only way I can is with breathe rite strips ... will I have alot of pain after this

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Pain after Rhinoplasty

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Nasal valve surgery addresses the cartilage of the nose.  Although any invasive plastic surgery procedure is associated with some degree of pain this should not be to severe.   The majority of discomfort from rhinoplasty is due to osteotomies or ‘breaking the bones’ of the nose which is not necessary in nasal valve surgery.

 


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