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Is It Normal for my Gums to Be Swollen One Month After Rhinoplasty?

I had a rhino/septoplasty about 5 weeks ago and my upper gums have been swollen and painful ever since. My teeth ache a little as well. Is this normal?

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Swollen Gums After Rhinoplasty

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The gums are generally not affected by rhinoplasty, so this seems unusual. I would recommend seeing the surgeon who performed the surgery to ensure there is no other issue, such as an infection, if an intra-oral approach was taken for osteotomies.

 

Best of luck to you!

Dr. A

Dubai Plastic Surgeon
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