Is a slightly runny nose normal after rhinoplasty?
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Runny nose after Rhinoplasty
Your symptoms are more likely due to allergic rhinitis or hay fever and is not in any way related to your rhinoplasty 2 years ago, though the symptoms commenced following the surgery. Antihistamine or steroid nasal spray are effective for temporary relief. Regular exercise, avoiding smoking, avoiding exposure to allergens, immunotherapy, and lately, laser treatments are effective measures to avoid and halt the symptoms. In my experience, a 1-time treatment with laser gives a long lasting result.
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