Removal of Nasal Adhesions (cont.)
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The most serious risks are heavy bleeding and infection. Call your doctor if pus drains from your nose, because this is a sign of infection.
Streptococcus and staphylococcus bacteria appear normally in some people. Packing the nose after surgery in people who have these bacteria increases the risk of toxic shock syndrome. Call your doctor immediately if you have any of the following symptoms:
There also is a risk that adhesions could return.
What to Think About
This procedure is more likely to succeed if you follow your doctor's instructions for postsurgery care.
A doctor needs special training to use a laser.
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