How can I get rid of stuffed nose 8 days post rhinoplasty?
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Stuffed nose after rhinoplasty
Congestion and crusted blood following surgery
Resolution of internal swelling will depend largely on what was done during rhinoplasty surgery both externally and internally - concomitant septal or turbinate or sinus surgery. Internal swelling and congestion typically improves a few weeks after surgery but can take up to 3 or 4 months to improve significantly. During this recovery period, saline nasal spray, or steroid nasal spray may be necessary to obtain temporary relief from symptoms until full recovery has occurred. You should discuss if this is required with your surgeon during your follow-up visits.
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