Repair of Nasal Septal Perforation - Risks
Bleeding and infection can occur after any surgery. You should contact your doctor if you have:
- Heavy bleeding. Mild bleeding is normal.
- A fever of 101°F (38.3°C) or higher.
- Severe pain. Mild pain is expected.
- A foul smell coming from the nose.
- A persistent headache.
Sometimes the perforation may reopen and need another surgery.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 14, 2014
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