I had a rhinoplasty and septoplasty 5 days ago. Since then I haven't been able to breathe. (photo)
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Post rhinoplasty nasal obstruction
Don't worry. We typically use AFRIN to decongest the nose and then suction all the crust /mucus out at your first post op visit. After that you'll breathe better but there will still be some swelling. You'll need periodic suctioning for the next several weeks. After that the crusting stops and you're breathing better!
1 week post op, some advices:
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