Is Pain in Nose and Headache 1 Month After Rhinoplasty Normal?

I had rhinoplasty 1 month ago and the left side of my septum has a throbbing feeling that gives me a headache is this normal? Also I heard that I can get septal perferation after rhinoplasty how would I know if I had one?

Doctor Answers 2

Nasal Pain and Headache 1 month Post Rhinoplasty

it is unusual to have pain one month post rhinoplasty, but there are several possible causes such as  residual swelling and sinus obstruction. You should schedule an appointment with your surgeon.

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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One month out from rhinoplasty

it is a bit unusual to have pain inthe nose one month out from rhinoplasty but it is still possible.  Pinpointing the exact cause may be difficult especially if one does not know exactly what was done in the operating room.  Check in with your doctor.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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