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2 weeks post Rhinoplasty and I'm having trouble breathing?

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2 weeks post Rhinoplasty and I'm having trouble breathing?

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Breathing problems early in recovery may be the result of increased swelling.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Web reference: http://www.hughesplasticsurgery.com/Rhinoplasty.php

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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It is normal to have difficulty breathing through your nose 2 weeks after rhinoplasty

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Thank you for your question. It is normal to have difficulty breathing through your nose 2 weeks after rhinoplasty. This is caused by swelling of the nasal tissues but also by dried blood and dried mucous blocking the nasal canal.Ask your plastic surgeon if nasal mist saline spray will help.

Web reference: http://drseckel.com/surgical-procedures/result-oriented-rhinoplasty-nose-surgery/

Boston Plastic Surgeon
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