A 44-year-old female asked:
i am 12 days post op septoplasty/inferior turbinate reduction. my nose is very dry! can i use the neil med hypertonic sinus rinse or naso gel ?
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Facial Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Check with your dr. : I would recommend Normal Saline starting post op day #1, but would not use Hypertonic Saline with a fresh wound. Nasal saline gel is usually just as effective, but it depends on what surgical technique was used; therefore it's best to talk specifically with your doctor about post-op care guidance. Good luck.
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Facial Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
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Last updated Apr 22, 2016
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