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Tight and dried nose after septoplasty, minor rhinoplasty, no relief with spray, ocean saline. What can be done?

Hello i had septoplasty with a minor rhinoplasty done 2 weeks ago tip graft and shaving down a bone spur now i have a tight and dried nose i have tried ocean saline but it just makes it worse i tried flushing with water spray no help also vasaline and neosporin ,do not help all this is causing me anxiety what do i do now to help with this problum?
Asked On : Wed, 12 Sep 2012
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Dear syndie
Crusting in nasal cavity after nasal surgery is quite common. I would advise you to use saline nose drops (I think you are already using it) and liquid Paraffin, saline doches, Vaseline and neosporin are all helpful. Steam inhalation may also help. As the time passes it will improve gradually. If it is not improving after 6 to 8 weeks of surgery go for a ENT consultation
I hope this answers your concern
with regards
Ravinder Sharma
Answered: Thu, 13 Sep 2012
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