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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Speak: With your plastic surgeon re recovery time as he or she can discuss the details of the procedure with you
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
41 years experience Dentistry
Ice and meds: You should always follow your surgeons advice but generally ice and nsaids medication offer the best chance at reducing the swelling.
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Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Follow directions: Make sure to follow your doctors directions fully. Also, keep the head elevated, avoid salt and other things that lead to water retention, and apply i ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Head not neck elevat: To minimize immediate postoperative swelling for the first several nights it is essential to sleep with your head elevated above the level of your hea ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rhinoplasty postop: After rhinoplasty it is imperative to keep your head elevated and to use cool compresses. These two things will help reduce and avoid excessive edema ... Read More
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Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Follow directions: Follow your doctors directions! I usually suggest ice water soaked eye pads on the eyes and keeping your head elevated for a week. I also suggest a ... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Head not neck elevat: To minimize immediate postoperative swelling for the first several nights it is essential to sleep with your head elevated above the level of your hea ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Swelling: Probabe pos op healing. Give it time.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sclafani
31 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Rhinoplasty: Generally, bruising is gone after 10-14 days. Most swelling is gone in 3-4 weeks although the last bit of swelling may take several months to fully re ... Read More
A 38-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
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 21-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 female asked:
Dr. Thomas Lamperti
20 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
If : If you have any bruising after your rhinoplasty, it should resolve after about 2 weeks. The swelling takes a little longer and depends a lot on your s ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rhinoplasty: Some doctors recommend massage after rhinoplasty. It is important to follow your surgeon's postop advice.

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