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A 37-year-old male asked:

I have just had a septoplasty done six weeks ago, and i was wondering how much actual force would be needed to deviate my septum again? what physical signs would i experience if i deviated my septum again? can you deviate your septum by rubbing, scratchin

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Stable: At 6 weeks, the result should be stable. it would requre a blow to the nose to displace. Rubbing and scratching should not be a problems at 6 weeks.

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