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RECOMENDACIONES DE CUIDADOS AL ALTA

SEPTOPLASTY

  • From the moment of discharge, you must remain on home rest for the first two days after surgery.
  • Avoid physical exertion, such as lifting weights for two weeks.
  • You can not drive any kind of vehicles or use dangerous machinery until 72 hours after the intervention.
  • You can not drink alcoholic beverages until after the first three days. The diet should be soft and moderate for the first 24 hours after surgery.
  • It is normal to have a dry mouth due to not being able to breathe through the nose, as well as some pain and swelling that will subside with the painkillers we have given you.
  • You may notice swelling of the upper lip and it is normal for your eyes to swell a little. It is advisable to sleep a little incorporated, to facilitate breathing.
  • If you have to sneeze, you should do it with your mouth open.
  • Constipation should be avoided; if necessary, mild laxatives should be used.
  • Some blood and secretions will ooze from the tamponade. This is normal. If it is comfortable for you, you can place a gauze pad under your nose, secured with paper towel, to catch the secretions and change it often.
  • If you were taking aspirin or other antiplatelet medication before the procedure, you should consult your doctor about when to restart the treatment.
  • In case of heavy bleeding from the nose or mouth, severe pain that does not subside with the recommended painkillers, or fever above 38 ° C, go to the emergency room or contact your doctor.