The Nose Is Swollen And Reddish After Nasal Polyp Surgery?

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Why after surgery to take a type of benign tumor next to the left nose, right nose instead there is like a red swelling?

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Hi Ulfaniaaa,

Thank you for asking HealthReplies.com.

Need to clarify, what kind of benign tumor do you mean? What are nasal polyps? Where is the location, is it inside the nasal cavity or outside? What does it look like? How long has it been appearing? How is the color? The consistency?

There are many types of benign tumors that occur in the nasal area. If the tumor is located inside the nasal cavity, one of the most common benign tumors is polyps.

Nasal polyps originate from excessive growth of nasal mucosa to form a stubby lump that is reddish in color like flesh, has a soft consistency, and bleeds easily. Frequently, polyps only appear on one side of the nasal cavity, although they can also appear on both sides. The presence of nasal polyps often makes sufferers experience nasal congestion, runny nose, dizziness, headaches, facial pain, olfactory disorders, frequent nosebleeds, taste disorders, and various other complaints. These polyps are strongly suspected to occur due to excessive mucosal growth that is triggered by ongoing inflammation, for example in people with allergies, asthma, cystic fibrosis, or Churg-Strauss syndrome.

Nasal polyps that are quite large in size, cause complaints that are very disturbing for the sufferer, and do not improve with conservative therapy (drugs), need to be treated with surgery. In this operation, the doctor can remove the polyp using the aid of an endoscope (a hose connected to the camera). After surgery, recovery can take about 1 to 2 weeks. During this recovery period, the doctor will usually give several types of drugs, including anti-inflammatory drugs, antibiotics, painkillers, and other drugs to minimize the risk of inflammation, pain, and post-operative infections.

Swelling and redness that you experience after surgery is usually a reasonable condition as part of an inflammatory reaction. These complaints can occur within the first 1 to 2 weeks postoperatively. With proper treatment after surgery, this condition is often not dangerous. You can do the following steps first to ease your complaint:

Keep your area of ​​operation clean, non-humid. Don't hold excessive operations, especially with dirty hands. Rest more. Avoid staying for too long in an environment that is too cold, dusty, smoky, and polluted. Drink plenty of warm water and fruit that contains a lot. vitamin C Use air humidifiers to increase air humidity in your environment. Don't smoke. Take post-operative medication as advised by your doctor. If then the complaints have not improved until your post-operative medications are gone, or if you experience other complaints, such as fever, smell bad, out Abnormal secretions from surgery scars, until the scars that bleed continuously, then do not delay checking yourself directly to the doctor or ENT specialist so that you are given the right treatment, right? Concerned, your complaints occur because of the former surgery that has an infection or a healing disorder due to other causes.

That's all our explanation. Good answers to your questions. If you are not talking about nasal polyps, you should clarify your question again in a new thread.

I hope this helps.

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