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A 35-year-old female asked:

Hubby had sinus op yesterday & discharged today. in surgery he had heavy bleeding and doc inserted a tampon in his nose. he is at home but the tampon is full and heavy and irritating him. can we take it out & insert a new. she will only see him mon?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Removal of the nasal tampon may start excessive nasal bleeding again. Go to an emergency room for possible removal and reinsertion of a fresh tampon.
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