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3801 Katella Avenue
Suite 414
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Phone: 562-430-6065
Fax: 562-430-6069
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Post Operative Instructions: Nasal Septal Surgery

  1. Do Not Blow your nose after surgery.
  2. Change the nasal guaze as needed, and wear the nasal gauze for 2 days.
  3. All patients will have a post – operative appointment to remove nasal splints 3 – 4 days after surgery. Please have a meal and pain medications prior to this visit.
  4. Do not take Aspirin or Ibuprofen products 2 weeks before and up to 2 weeks after surgery.
  5. If there is profuse nasal bleeding or bleeding from the mouth, call Dr. Kim immediately.
  6. Restrict activity for light duties for 2 weeks, with no lifting anything greater than 10 pounds for 10 days.
  7. Nausea and Vomiting can occur after surgery. If nausea persists, continue with a clear liquid diet and call Dr. Kim.
  8. Please only go to Los Alamitos Medical Center Emergency Room for emergencies.
  9. Dr. Kim’s Phone Number: 562-430-6065.

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