Rhinoplasty Sutures Bleeding Deep Inside Nose After Using Q-tips?

I had a rhinoplasty 7 days ago to correct a crooked nose my cast was taken off nose was cleaned and i flew back home everything was fine I decided to clean the bogeys deep inside the nose I was carefully using Q-tips but i went slightly too deep into the nose to catch the mucus and after shining a light into my nose i saw a minor bleeding in that area I also saw something white attached from one wall to the other inside the nose not sure if it was mucus, it looked thicker than a string

Doctor Answers 1

Rhinoplasty and one week out

{{ voteCount >= 0 ? '+' + (voteCount + 1) : (voteCount + 1) }}

What you saw may have been a suture or more mucous. Hard to say without an exam.  Best to discuss with your surgeon.

New York Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.