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I caught a cold a few days after my rhinoplasty surgery. Is this bad?

I caught a cold a few days after my rhinoplasty surgery. Is this bad?

Not good: Don't take any Aspirin or ansaid (flurbiprofen). You may get the bleeding. Your doctor can give you some options that does not affect your nose job. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Common Cold (Definition)

An upper respiratory tract infection, or URI, is a condition where there is a viral infection of the nose or throat, causing redness and inflammation, runny ...Read more


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Do i need middle ear surgery? About a year ago i caught a cold that developed into bronchitis. During this time, i had a build-up of fluid behind my right eardrum. Even after i recovered from the bronchitis, i still felt something behind my eardrum and it

Do i need middle ear surgery? About a year ago i caught a cold that developed into bronchitis. During this time, i had a build-up of fluid behind my right eardrum. Even after i recovered from the bronchitis, i still felt something behind my eardrum and it

If : If you are cleaning blood out of your ear, it is likely to be from the external auditory canal (unless you had a perforated eart drum). I hope that you are not putting objects in your ear canal. This could lead to infection and/ or injury. You could have intermittent fluid buildup in your middle ear which could be impacting your hearing. If you are strongly concerned that your doctor is incorrect, you could request a consult to see an otolaryngologist. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you go in for an operation if you have the common cold? If I have a cold will my surgery be postponed?

Can you go in for an operation if you have the common cold?    If I have a cold will my surgery be postponed?

Maybe: It depeds on your overall health and the length or type of surgery that you may be having. If you are having fevers or a lot of coughing, then surgery may be postponed. If there are only symptoms such as irritated throat or nasal congestion, then surgery may be alright. If it is a longer surgery that is planned, you would not likely want to have a lot of coughing after surgery. ...Read more

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Is rhinoplasty is really painful after the surgery?

Is rhinoplasty is really painful after the surgery?

Rarely if ever: Most patients complain of a feeling of a bad head cold with congestion and headache. While uncomfortable, patients rarely complain of "pain". ...Read more

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Dr. David Sherris
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Rhinoplasty (Definition)

Rhinoplasty is the surgical altering of the nose either for cosmetic ...Read more