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Coughing after rhinoplasty

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Matthew
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Possibly: If you need to cough or sneeze do it with your mouth open to direct the pressure out of your mouth instead of your recently operated nasal passages.
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Dr. Robert Alexander
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: Anything that causes increased pressure or exertion may result in bleeding or more swelling in are of surgery. Usually does not cause any long-term p... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 36 years experience
Possibly: It may cause bleeding or disruption if the nasal bone reduction.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Roberts
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Test again: .To ease your mind, get the test again; however, what you are describing are not that unusual after rhinoplasty. Should the mucus become purulent, or ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Symptoms: These could be post-operative symptoms. Recommend that you consult with your surgeon.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 47 years experience
Normal: Small amounts of bleeding down back of throat normal at this stage. Cough or sneeze with mouth open - no problem. Follow instructions from your facial... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 36 years experience
Common: This is common but notify your surgeon if it persists. Gentle coughing is acceptable but may contribute to more bleeding.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Yes: If you want to change the appearance of your nose rhinoplasty is an option. See a surgeon to see if your expectations are realistic and the benefits o... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Banthia
Facial Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
5K-15K: Depends on a variety of factors -- and in-person consultation would be required to give a more refined estimate. In general, rhinoplasties are 5-15k ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohsen Tavoussi
Facial Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Rhinoplasty: Rhinoplasty is a procedure to refine the shape of nose. There are variety of surgical techniques used by rhino plastic surgeon to achieve this dependi... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Get a consult: If you have not had surgery see a rhinoplasty surgeon for a consult to discuss the surgery. If you are i satisfied with the outcome of a surgery alrea... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sclafani
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 34 years experience
Not that bad.....: Five days after rhinoplasty, most patients feel like they have a mild head cold, with nasal congestion and stuffiness. Any headache or pain is general... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zaworski
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Heat causes Swelling: It takes weeks to months for all the swelling to subside after Rhinoplasty. Heat can cause swelling, which can delay healing. It is best to stay in ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hoffmann
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Some but not bad: Even though most rhinoplasties are done with a general anesthetic (you are completely asleep) the nose is still completely numbed with local anestheti... Read More
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