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I Had Rhinoplasty 1 Year Ago and I Still Have a Blocked Nose Especially at Night is This Normal?

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Nasal Airway Obstruction Post Rhinoplasty

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It is not uncommon to have early post operative nasal congestion after a rhinoplasty. It usually resolves in 6-8 weeks. One can use nasal spray frequently. If it persists more than 6 months, one may have a functional internal nasal valve scarring that needs to be corrected by an experienced rhinoplasty surgeon.


Dallas Plastic Surgeon
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Breathing Problems Even After Corrective Rhinoplasty

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Hello,

Without a physical evaluation and the details of your surgery it is hard to provide you with a solid assessment.

Was a septa-rhinoplasty performed only or were there other nasal parts targeted?

I recommend that you consult your surgeon who knows the full details of your surgery so he/she can physically examine you and diagnose the problem.

I hope this helps.

Thank you for your inquiry.

The best of wishes to you.

Dr. Sajjadian

Ali Sajjadian, MD, FACS
Orange County Plastic Surgeon
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