A 40-year-old female asked:
post-septoplasty. saw doc 10/23 for stitch removal (didn't dissolve). he says looks good. but i'm sneezing alot. mucus is thick but clear. why sneeze?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata answered
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Reflex: Could be related to the nondisolving stitch that's causing a reflex sneeze when you breathe in or tickles your nose hairs, or depending on how it's healing. Mucus is to be expected post-op nose surgery. Good that you are in the clear!
Answered on Nov 11, 2014
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