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What Does It Feel Like to Have a Splint Removed After a Septoplasty?

How much pain should I expect when its its time to have the splint removed after nose surgery? Is the pain a dull ache or sharp, shooting, pain? READ MORE

Tape, Splint or Re-cast After Septo/rhinoplasty?

I had a deviated septum & had rhino-septoplasty 2 wks ago. After the cast was taken off on day 6, the nose looked great. Some 4 days later it was... READ MORE

I Got a Septoplasty, to Straighten My Septum, How Long Do I Need My Splints in For?

I Got a Septoplasty  ,to Straighten my Septum ,I Have Splints ,how Long Do I Need to Have Them in For? READ MORE

Following Open Septoplasty my Doctor Says He Will Only Remove my Nasal Splint After One Month Has Passed , is This Normal?

I an almost 3 weeks now post the open septoplasty . I had very bad swelling all over my face followed by bad bruising around the eyes which has now... READ MORE

After Septoplasty Surgery Can the Nasal Splints Be Left in Permanently?

Army performed septoplasty surgery in 1985. I can breathe fine, but cannot blow my nose very well. When I use twizzers to clean out my nose, I seem to... READ MORE

Role of Nasal Splint in Septoplasty?

Finally i underwent septoplasty with turbinate reduction. My surgeon told it is very difficult case among his previous 2000 cases.it took nearly 3 hrs... READ MORE

Son Had Septoplasty 2 Days Ago and Now the Splint on One Side Seems to Be Sliding Out?

Son had septoplasty 2 days ago and now the splint on one side seems to be sliding out. what should i do, is there concern? the splint was not... READ MORE

I just had splints removed, 14 days post op & my son just hit my nose hard, should I go to the ER?

My son hit my nose very hard this morning by accident… My daughter and I think maybe it looks slightly shifted but I really can't tell. When I... READ MORE

Can nasal splints cause septum perforation after septoplasty and turbinate reduction?

I just got my splints removed couple of days ago, now when i look inside one nostril while directing a flashlight on the other nostril i can see a... READ MORE

Splint Removal after Septoplasty? 7 or 10 days? (photo)

Hi everyone Thank you to all the doctors that answered my first question on my crooked nose and septoplasty. I am 5 days out from my Septoplasty (he... READ MORE

My Doctor Said He is Leaving the Frontal Sinus Splints in Permanently. Is That Safe?

I had sinus surgery and my forehead sinuses were blocked. I believe they are called the frontal sinuses. When I went back for suctioning, I saw there... READ MORE

No splints after septoplasty?

On Friday my nose was broken just today I had a septoplasty but I didn't get an intrasplint or external splint just packing...I find this weird but... READ MORE

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