Septoplasty can occasionally lead to a few minor complications like
Sometimes a small risk of a hole (perforation) in the septum, but this rarely requires treatment.
Additional surgery is done if the perforation causes discomfort or an infection such as "Toxic Shock Syndrome" develops.
Bacteria such as Streptococcus and staphylococcus are found usually in the nose of some people, if nasal packing is done there are some chances of them developing toxic shock syndrome.
The doctor should be consulted immediately if any of these symptoms are experienced,
1. Fever of 101 °F (38.3 °C) or more
5. Sun burn like rash
7. Signs of very low blood pressure, such as dizziness and fainting.
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