Green/Bloody Mucous Discharge after Septoplasty and Turbinate Reduction.
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Infection a possibility
After a septoplasty surgery drainage, crusting, debris, and mucus are common and the nasal irrigation treatments are needed as you are doing. Discolored drainage of a yellow green nature is not too concerning in the first days after the surgery, however, when yellow green active drainage ensues after a week I feel that it is prudent to utilize oral antibiotics to treat any underlying nasal, nasal septal surgical site, or sinus related infection.
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