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Is clear Discharge after Septoplasty/Turbinate Reduction/Enscopic Sinus Surgery normal?

I had a Septoplasty, Turbinate Reduction and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery 5 days ago and until today I was confident my recovery was going normally.  I suddenly started sneezing today (I was careful to sneeze through my mouth) but the mucus discharge has turned mostly clear (it sometimes still has blood in it).  Is this normal?  I can't find any information on the internet about what to expect in terms of discharge colours.
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

It's a normal occurrence after surgery, the fluid could be draining from the inflammatory changes ager surgery. But if there is accompanying fever or discoloration of the drainage or pain or redness, please consult your doctor.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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Thank you, it didn't take very long for the discharge to stop and it's reassuring to know that it was normal.
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