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Rhinoplasty / Septoplasty Healing Process? (Photo)

I had rhinoplasty & septoplasty done June 13 & I must say it's been more painful than I thought. does anybody have any idea when the oozing / dripping will subside, when i will be able to breathe through my nose again, when the fuchsia swelling will go down, and when i won't have to sleep so elevated? still using the gauze pads under my nose & saline solution & arnica. going to attempt to have my mom help me wash my hair today. any advice would be so appreciated :(

Doctor Answers (3)

Rhinoplasty post-op

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The questions  you have are all good ones. These are best to be directed to your surgeon as each surgeon has his own post-op instructions. We give our patients a book of instructions with all these questions answered.

Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

Rhinoplasty post op questions.

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Rhinoplasty post op questions. These are all questions you should ask your surgeon. You  should know the answer to these questions before your surgery. In my office patients are given a sheet of paper and told on the day after surgery the answers all the questions you asked. Therefore call your surgeon.

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

Recovery after rhinoplasty is variable.

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People heal differently and not every rhinoplasty is done the same. This combination makes it impossible to predict how fast someone should heal after the operation.

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Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

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