My Son Had Septoplasty Two Days Ago?

He doesn't have splints or packing. Wasn't told anything about irrigation. He has a follow up with Dr. in a month. He still can't breathe through his nose and its full of dried blood. What should he be doing to help with the healing

Doctor Answers 1

Care after septoplasty

No special care is necessary after a septoplasty to insure proper healing.  Dried blood within the nostrils can be cleaned with a cotton swab soaked in hydrogen peroxide. 

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