When I have my nose splints removed after septoplasty/polyp removal, will this cause additional bleeding?

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Nasal splint

Regardless of splints or no splints, there can be bleeding up to 2 week after the surgery.  Removing the splint generally does not cause additional bleeding.


Newport Beach Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Additional bleeding after splint removal for septoplasty

 In Our Practice, We Do Not Place Splints in the In the Nose after a Septoplasty Procedure, Therefore there is No Additional Bleeding.  Patient's Can Still Have Nosebleeds After Septoplasty and Sinus Surgery for the First 2 Weeks.

William Portuese, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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