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See below: To prevent vomiting during surgery the patients are usually told not to eat or drink anything for at least 8 hours before surgery. To prevent nausea after surgery, the anesthesiologist has a number of good medications that will will do just that. Speak your concerns to your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain medications : The first couple of days post op are typically the worst. In this period prescription pain medications may be needed to control the pain. Your surgeon will be able to tell you the appropriate dose. The level of discomfort should improve steadily each day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long after septoplasty can I go out in public? I've read that recovery from septoplasty is a few weeks. Is that for full recovery, or is that how long I have to wait before it's healed enough that i can go back to work or out to dinner?
If : If you're only having a septoplasty you can probably go back to work after a few days. The recovery depends on your pain tolerance and whether your surgeon uses any packs/splints in the nose. I try to avoid using packs or splints as that usually helps reduce the amount of discomfort after surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2-3 weeks, perf: You may have a small amount of bleeding for 24 to 48 hours. A "drip pad" is often worn. I will occasionally use an internal splint for the first week. You can expect internal swelling for 2 to 3 wks, and you may have a runny nose for several months after your surgery. An unusual but potential complication is a septal perforation (a small hole in the septum) - this can often be fixed if it occurs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How bad is the recovery from turbinectomy? Is it as painful as septoplasty (Involves bleeding,pain etc.)?
Will recovery time be longer if I have septoplasty and rhinoplasty together? I don't absolutely need the rhinoplasty, but as long as i need the septoplasty i wanted to get it done. But i can't justify taking too much extra time off work if the recovery wi
Rhinoplasty: having a rhinoplasty is a big decision. Your nose is on your face and the changes will be seen by you daily. It takes at least a year to recover from rhinoplasty. Discuss these issues with your surgeon and be sure your surgeon is a board certified facial plastic surgeon with expertise in these procedures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
About 2 to 3 weeks: Endoscopic sinus surgery associated with a septoplasty takes about 2 to 3 weeks to heal. The healing process is dependent on the extent of the pathology in your sinuses and the extent of the surgical procedure. Your sinus surgeon will have the answers to your questions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a septoplasty around 8 months ago, and during recovery i picked the scab inside my nose a lot, and now my nose hasn't healed and is swollen?
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