A 34-year-old male asked:
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can i put my head over steam 1 day after sinoplasty, septoplasty and turbinate coblation?

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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not recommended: This is not typically advised. Although it may loosen crust, it may also cause vasodilatation and an increased tendency for bleeding. However, individual surgeons may vary in their recommendations and i would discuss without operating surgeon.
Answered on Nov 9, 2013
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Dr. Terrance Kwiatkowski
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ask your surgeon. : Always ask your surgeon. Very simple advice after surgery.
Answered on Nov 17, 2013
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Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
See below: You probably mean water vapor, not steam which is hot. If you have no packing inside the nose, you may use vaporizers. You should still speak to your surgeon and ask for his/her preferences.
Answered on Nov 17, 2013
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Postop: please follow your surgeon's postop instructions.
Answered on Nov 25, 2014
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