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Done turbinate surgery for deviated nasal septum and widening sinus. Smoked marijuana after surgery. Severe headache. Due to the drug use?

I had my nasal septum repaired along with my sinus widened and turbinat surgery all at the same time oh and my uvila shortened I have smoke 1 cigarette and marijauna I have smoked about 3 to 6 times and my surgery was about a month and 2 days ago I have not used the salt water nor the saline but 1-2 times I have a headache and I keep trying to blow out my nose have I caused any problems for my self or is there a chance I could have caused a problem
Asked On : Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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Hi there, headaches after nasal surgeries are common and they can continue until healing process gets completed. Marijuana is a good pain killer. It can be effective for at most one day, so that could be the reason that your headaches have been off and on present during the last months. you can use saline to wash the internal nose since it helps for its healing. It can also prevent any infection in the ares. If it does not get better after a week or so, consult with your surgeon about. I wish you a good health.
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