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pieces of cartilage come out of nose

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Stauffer-munekata
36 years experience Family Medicine
NO - STOP!: If you are thinking of trying do-it-yourself Plastic Surgery on your nose, I strongly advise against it! Your current idea is much more likely to cau ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Hyaline: Hyaline cartilage.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Hyaline cartilage: occurs in the tip of the nose.
A male asked:
Dr. Derek Farley
24 years experience Urgent Care
Many causes: Trauma (punch to the face, etc), cellulitis (infection of the skin), cartilage inflammation (autoimmune chondritis). There are more i'm sure but thos ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Exposed cartilage?: If this is the case, please seek prompt medical attention.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
More info: needed...How and When did you notice this "change" Google "Body Dysmorphia"...just a thought. Ask again with more info Dr Z
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal cartilage: If the appearance of your nose bothers you, you can have it evaluated by a board certified surgeon who specializes in rhinoplasty.
A female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Cause?: Depends on the cause. Trauma - ice, head elevation, OTC meds. Infection - antibiotics. Tumor - excision. See facial plastic surgeon.
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gehrig Harris
17 years experience Family Medicine
It will heal: Nose cartilage does heal on it's own. This is great if your nose is straight but if your nose has been broken then the bones may make the softer carti ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Get checked for: inflammation and/or infection. God Bless U!
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sclafani
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Broken nose: Nasal obstruction and/or nasal deformity.

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