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Old 08-31-2010, 08:04 AM   #1
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Nasal Splints Removal???

Has anybody ever had nasal splints removed from inside their nose after sinus surgery?? How is it done and how painful is it?? Thanks!

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Old 08-31-2010, 05:35 PM   #2
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I just had splints removed yesterday which was one week post sinus surgery. I was a bit apprehensive that it would be painful but it really was the least painful of anything they've done so far. With mine, the doctor had to snip one stitch which was near the inner nostril on each side. Then he inserted an instrument and it slid out very easily. It was really more a relief of the pressure. But there will be a lot of gunk that comes out with the splint. I had it going down my throat and out my nose. It was a little nauseating but not painful. Good luck. Hope yours goes as well as mine.:

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Re: Nasal Splints Removal???

As Ferdy said, it's really not a big deal. There may be an odd sensation as the splint comes out but it's not painful.

Old 09-03-2010, 01:12 PM   #4
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Re: Nasal Splints Removal???

I had nasal splints removed also.
There was a sharp pain for about a second or so in each side as the splint was removed. After that, no pain.

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