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A 35-year-old female asked:

I have bloody phlegm after two days from my septorhinoplasty ..is this normal or not and can coughing affect my nose job?

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Normal: Small amounts of bleeding down back of throat normal at this stage. Cough or sneeze with mouth open - no problem. Follow instructions from your facial plastic surgeon carefully.
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Common: This is common but notify your surgeon if it persists. Gentle coughing is acceptable but may contribute to more bleeding.
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Last updated Jun 22, 2021

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