My nose still hurts and makes me feel really miserable. I was told that by 6 weeks I would feel back to normal. An incision inside my nostril has opened where I was told an incision was made to access my septum and there is a gap which has widened over a few weeks. I have finished 2 courses of antibiotics and Bactroban ointment 2 weeks ago but it still feels very sore and irritated. I like the cosmetic results but to be honest I'd rather give birth again than go through this again.
7 Weeks Post Septorhinoplasty. My Nose is Still Painful and Sore? (photo)
Doctor Answers 2
Post op pain
Sounds like you have an infection that is not responding to the antibiotics. You may have an infected suture or graft. Discuss with your surgeon your situation and make sure that cultures are done to direct appropriate antibiotics. You may also benefit from an evaluation by an infectious disease specialist. Donald R. Nunn MD Atlanta Plastic Surgeon.