4 days post op.

The one student doctor left quite a bit of packing in my left nostril before they discharged me from hospital after septorhinoplasty and I only found and removed it with a tweezer on 4th day post op deep in my nose. The surgeon who performed the surgery is very experienced though and been doing septorhinoplasties for more than 30 years . Will this students neglicence effect my recovery?

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4 days post op, some advices:

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Thank you very much for enquire.

Swelling after a rhinoplasty depends of the surgery complexity. In this regard, the nasal swelling Post-op It can last from two weeks to two months. To reduce this swelling, I recommend you perform delicates daily lymphatic drainage massage therapy over the face (around the nose) avoid sun exposure, and take pain/inflamation pills, as your surgeron precribe you. Kind regards,  Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-

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