A 37-year-old member asked:

When will my sense of smell come back after having deviated septum surgery?

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Dr. Frederick Coville
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Shortly: Your sense of smell should come back in a reasonable amount of time once the swelling in your nose has resolved. This should be between one and three months. It is extremely rare to have any permanent loss of your sense of smell. Discuss any issues with your surgeon if it persists beyond this time. Good luck to you, dr. Fred www.Cornerstoneplasticsurgery.Com.
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