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When Will It Be Safe For Me To Blow Off My Nose After Rhinoplasty?

This is really very important when it comes to rhinoplasty. Blowing off the nose should be properly discussed with the surgeon as they will give you lots of details on the when and how to do so without causing a tear in the incision that will result in a bleeding nose. Surgeons will ask the patients to blow off their nose gently without extreme pressure so that the tissues will not be torn and will not result in bleeding after surgery and this will be 2 weeks after the rhinoplasty. This will help to reduce complications. So it is advisable to consult your surgeon on when to blow off the nose after rhinoplasty and it should be 2 weeks and upwards, not lesser. You might want to know why this long or why must I consult a doctor on this? This is important, there are different types of rhinoplasty as you know and each one be it done with or without septoplasty, every surgeon has a practice that works best for them and for their patients and the weekly interval varies for different rhinoplasty, so ensure you and your surgeon are on the same platform by doing what they have prescribed that is of benefit to you.

 

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