I had the septoplasty done on Tuesday the 6th. It is now Friday the 9th.
I dont think I had anything removed. I have self dissolving stitches in, liket he guy above me.
I have a lot of swelling, just feels like a really blocked nose. So sleeping isnt great.
I slept upright for 3 nights, seen my local gp today and he said thats just to encourage mucus and crap to come out instead of being bunged up in my nose so it shouldnt be a problem to sleep normally (on my side) tonight.
First nights sleep was fine, but the second was awful, woke up at every hour with a bone dry mouth, having to drink water. Got really dehydrated so woke up with a banging headache, and sore stomach, which led to diorreah because of the dehydration. Felt shit the whole day.
Third nights sleep was better, woke up maybe 3 to 4 times but woke up with slight headache but then took tablets and had a shower, feel great apart from the bunged up nose.
I have to go back in 8 weeks time, the swelling can take 10 - 14 days to go down they said. Not sure if I can cope with 14 nights of crap sleep! But hopefully sleeping on my side will help.
Biggest advice I can give is take the pills/medacine they give you! Even if your not currently in pain. Helps you sleep and feel less crap.
Anyone who got the self dissolving stitches procedure on here? I want to know how the average of long it can take to be able to breathe through your nose because so far ive not been able to test any results!