Bottom Portion of Nose is Red 1.5 Weeks Post Op Rhinoplasty/sinuplasty/septoplasty?

About a week and a half ago, I had sinus surgery on two different sinus cavities, a deviated septum and septal perforation repair and a rhinoplasty. From about the middle of my nose to the tip is red and swollen. I obviously expected the swelling to occur, but wasn't sure about the reddness. Is this normal?

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Redness after surgery is not normal.

See your surgeon ASAP, Could be infection.

Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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