Will taking Tylenol reduce/prevent swelling prior to intense working out (3 weeks PO)?
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Using Tylenol post nose surgery
Each surgeon has his or her protocols for postoperative care. Typically, tylenol will have no impact on swelling 3 weeks post surgery. Consult with your surgeon as he or she knows the scope of the surgery and the specifics about you.
Will taking Tylenol reduce or prevent swelling prior to working out after nose surgery?
I do not think that taking Tylenol prior to an intense working 3 weeks after surgery of the nose would prevent or reduce swelling. Tylenol is mainly a pain medication and does not influence swelling. Anti-inflammatory medications, such as Motrin, Advil or ibuprofen, can help with swelling. I do not believe that taking those anti-inflammatory medications would improve the swelling of your nose, but they certainly should not harm anything. I would just try working out and see how your nose responds.
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