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A 42-year-old female asked:

7 day post septoplasty pressure in cheeks and behind one eye and also feel pressure in one nostril.normal.

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Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Pretty routine: A variety of common symptoms occur which include pain, bloody mucus discharge, congestion in nose and sinuses, and crusting. The pressure behind the eye should be relatively normal, as well. I would like to know if you had more work done, than just septoplasty, like some turbinate or sinus surgery. You should check with the surgeon to make sure she/he agrees that this is expected for you.
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