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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy White
15 years experience Plastic Surgery
See plastic surgeon: Most of the swelling is down by a year. This might be an anatomic issue that needs more surgery or scar tissue that can be addressed with a steroid in ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Best reference : Remains your surgeon who can clarify if related or not to surgery. If not related trying to find an actual cause for your pain would be advisable and ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Swelling: Probabe pos op healing. Give it time.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sounds unusual: But the best person to ask is your surgeon. This is not at all normal and should be evaluated.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Could be scar: I would ask your surgeon it may represent scar formation or just swelling that will resolve. If it is scar tissue pressure or an injection may help i ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shire
39 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
No: Once removed nose bone and cartilage does not regrow.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually 9 months: I typically inform my patients that it will take somewhere between 6-9 months for the vast majority of the swelling to resolve.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexios Apazidis
16 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Yes: It takes several months but eventually swelling after total joint replacement does subside and, if the surgery was done well, the knee feels better th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Eye and fAce swellin: It is hard to tell what is going on with your limited description of what you had done. Was your maxilla or orbit broken and fixed? Please provide a ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Hamawy
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Up to a year: Swelling can last up to a year after having a rhinoplasty but rarely longer than that. That is why that you won't realize your actual results until ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: As soon as possible. You may have an infection that requires immediate and further treatment.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Immediate implant ?: Obviously the tooth was extracted before the implant was placed, but was the implant placed in the same visit right after the tooth was extracted? If ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It's illegal: As it is illegal to smoke per federal law, a conscientious doctor can't recommend marijuana use, especially in a forum like this. Smoking anything is ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Owens
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe: The incision for the septoplasty is typically made just inside the nostril along the base of the septum. As this area heals, there is frequently some ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Residual nose hump: Allow at least 3 to 6 months for ALL swelling to subside. Than re evaluate the need for revision surgery..
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Expected: Swelling in the affected limb after hip or knee surgery is expected. That will resolve as you become mor mobile.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Genioplasty, etc.: Yes, you will experience significant swelling of the chin and cheeks and lips after a genioplasty plus fat grafts to cheeks plus lip fillers. Generall ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Cellulitis: May need to rule out cellulitis. Please discuss with your surgeon.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Swollen face: Depending on the location of the wisdom teeth and the amount of bone removed, swelling after the sugery is not uncommon. Make sure to follow the post ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Zeines
50 years experience Dentistry
Usually a few days: This may take longer since you had a dry socket which means that you lost the original blood clot that was filling the area where the tooth was remov ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Black
43 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Months: Three to six weeks for 50 - 75 % reduction. 6 - 12 months for almost all residual soft tissue swelling to resolve
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Call your dentist. : Other than placing ice over the area, calling your dentist is the best suggestion i can offer.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
How recent was it?: The mouth is a very sensitive area and it doesn't take much difference in size, shape and texture to notice these differences with new dental prosthes ... Read More
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