it has been14 days now after my septoplasty. My niece has a birthday party and i helped prepae for her her party by blowing some balloons but aftewrards noticed my nose became more swollen and had also had increased pain. Might the blowing action from blowing ballons have caused some damage to my septoplasty?
Blowing Action After Septoplasty?
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Blowing Your Nose After Rhinoplasty
In general, I do not recommend blowing your nose after a rhinoplasty or septoplasty for about 3 weeks. If you’ve had a pure cosmetic rhinoplasty then it is fine to blow your nose after about 7-10 days.
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