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    Removal of Nasal Adhesions - Risks

    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:

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    There also is a risk that adhesions could return.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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