Bleeding and infection can occur after any surgery. You should
contact your doctor if you have:
Heavy bleeding. Mild bleeding is
A fever of
101°F (38.3°C) or higher.
pain. Mild pain is expected.
A foul smell coming
from the nose.
A persistent headache.
Sometimes the perforation may reopen and need another
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