Is it normal to have pain with splint?

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Is it normal to have pain with splint?

Your nose is exquisitely sensitive to any foreign bodies; in addition, your body is very attuned to its ability to breathe easily through the nose, and any obstruction will often be difficult to tolerate for long. However, for some types of nasal surgery, placing an intranasal splint can be very important, both in providing nasal support and limiting scar tissue bridges from forming. Despite this, intranasal splints are often necessary only for a short period of time (


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