A 47-year-old female asked:
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I had a septoplasty & endoscopic surgery this past tues.My nose is runny stuffy and have a gauze.Can i shower? Can water go in nose using salinex

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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Ask your surgeon : I certainly would not want to counter the recommendations ornoffer advice that would conflict with that was provided by your surgeon. Contact your surgeons or specific post operative care guidelines.
Answered on Jun 1, 2013

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