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Bleeding After Sinus Surgery
Call your surgeon: or go to the same hospital you had the surgery done, you need to be examined, or advised by the same surgeon/ his team, good luck ...Read more
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
I've had an endoscopic sinus surgery, and I have had sex from the second day after it. Is it so harmful? Or it just cause bleeding from sinuses?
Probably should wait: After my patients have nasal or sinus surgery i always recommend waiting one week to do anything that will raise their blood pressure. That includes vigorous exercise and having sexual relations. There are few things worse than engaging in sexual activity and having a major nosebleed allover one's partner. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What would it mean if my mpv is low and my platelets and leukocytes are high? Couldn't finish sinus surgery because of bleeding too much.
More info needed: In people with bleeding, more info is needed. Is there a history of easy bruising or bleeding? A family history? Medications such as Aspirin or a non-steroidal? Liver disease? Kidney disease? The remainder of the complete blood count is important. There are many causes of high platelets, and many causes of increased bleeding. Please provide additional information. ...Read more
Several weeks: Most patients can return to any level of physical activity and nose blowing at7-10 days after surgery. It takes 4-6 weeks for the nasal lining to recover its ability to clean itself so congestion, mucous, and crusting are usually gone at this point. Pain meds for the first week. Temporary headaches for the first 2-3 weeks. For rhinoplasty most bruising and swelling gone 2-3 weeks. Tender 2 mo. ...Read more
2-4 weeks.: Typically 2-4 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Yes. The reason you had sinus surgery was to make your sinuses and your nose better. After surgery it takes a while for the sinuses and nose to function normally and part of that is for them to become self-cleaning. The way they clean themselves is with cilia and this cilia is damaged by cigarette smoke. You significantly decrease success of surgery by smoking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In simplest terms, sinus surgery is defined as making openings through the nasal passages and the four, paired sinuses on each side of the nose, bigger. This may include straightening a crooked (deviated) septum, reducing the size of the nasal turbinates, and making the openings (ostia) larger, using by means of a drill with a very small bit that removes bone ...Read more
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