I had a septo/rhinoplasty & bone spur removal 5 weeks ago. The procedure ended up being more involved due to the bone spur. The surgery took 5 hours. My surgeon ended up having to do more work on the right side due to the spur. Five weeks later I am still swollen (especially on the right side) and getting stabbing and pulling pains in my nose and face. Does this sound right for the amount of work that was done? I see my surgeon in another week for follow-up, but wanted some thoughts.
Are Stabbing and Pulling Pains Normal 5 Weeks After Rhinoplasty?
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Stabbing Pains 5 Weeks Post Rhinoplasty
It is not normal to have stabbing pains 5 weeks after rhinoplasty even though bone spurs were removed. It is not an emergency, but I would try to see your surgeon ASAP.