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can i get rhinoplasty if im pregnant

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Churukian
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
OMG!: I can't think of a better recipe for disaster! Pregnancy changes many of your body systems as well as decreasing your ability to fight infection. Rhin ... Read More
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nose job- pregnant: No one will administer general anesthesia to you for an elective case while you are pregnant.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Some may: The effects should be small however.
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Dr. Richard Westreich
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rhinoplasty and horm: I am not aware that this is an issue of concern. Pregnancy hormones can cause nasal congestion but that is reversed after the hormones drop back to no ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Ray
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably not.: "hormones" have a wide range of effects on the female body during pregnancy, but its not likely to cause delayed healing in my experience. However, i ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Depends: If you are physically mature 16 is ok. See a rhinoplasty surgeon for an evaluation. You may want to wait if you play contact sports where you may brea ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony Sclafani
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Often, depends...: Rhinoplasty is usually deferred until the face has matured. Generally, this occurs by 15-16 in women, 16-17 in men. Surgery prior to this may affect ... Read More
Dr. Taylor Pollei
12 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
No.: More than age, whether a patient is ready for rhinoplasty depends on physical and skeletal maturity. Typically this is 16 for girls, and 17 for boys, ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes: yes
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Wait for the OR: As a surgeon the first rule is minimize risk. Having a cold means that you are not in perfect health. The cold can affect your breathing, irritate you ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Yes, i often combine tonsillectomy with nasal surgery.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shervin Naderi
22 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes but wait: Yes you can get a revision rhinoplasty but making nostrils larger is much more complex than making them smaller so wait a few more months for the rest ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Lamperti
21 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
You : You may want to take about a week off work if you have both a rhinoplasty and septoplasty at the same time. It's best to have the rhinoplasty concurre ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Ferguson
27 years experience Plastic Surgery
Can be done: As long as you have a surgeon qualified in each of those procedures, i would see no reason why not.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
No: Septorhinoplasty entails reshaping your nose cartilage and/or bones to make the nose look better and more straight. It is still your tissues. Rarely a ... Read More

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