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swollen nose tip after rhinoplasty

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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: Just swollen. Hopefully the surgeon gave you the look you wanted. All the best.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco Agullo
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
It will take time: Your nose should return to what it looked like immediately after the injections. It takes about 4-6 weeks for most of the swelling and bruising to res ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
See your ENT: Your symptoms are possibly related to the structural changes that occurred from the surgery that may be allowing more access of allergens into the sin ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See surgeon: There is a chance the implant is infected/extruding. See surgeon ASAP for exam.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Swelling & erythema: And calor are signs of infection. Could be several things including but not limited to: insect bite (spider while sleeping), folliculitis, or comedo. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not recommended: This is not typically advised. Although it may loosen crust, it may also cause vasodilatation and an increased tendency for bleeding. However, individ ... Read More
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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 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Skin irritation: Rubbing one's nose should not cause a fracture (broken nose). It usually requires a fairly hard hit on the nose or nasal bridge to cause a fracture. ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Postop nose op?: Can not advise without in person nasal examination! Best to return to see your chosen surgeon or seek paid in person second opinin>>>>> ... Read More
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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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
72 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bumped Nose: Probably no harm. Usually good idea to take an antihistamine tablet. Be sure to see doctor immediately on his return to rule out hematoma of septum. I ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT doc: Degree of injury uncertain based on information. See ent doc or facial plastic surgeon to be sure nothing displaced.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: Unlikely to have a broken nose in the absence of swelling and bruising. A visit to your doctor and an xray can tell you for sure.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Ask your doctor: 1 month after rhinoplasty is still early in the healing process, but if you have concerns about the appearance of your nose, it is best to ask your su ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Need ENT: evaluation to determine the nature of the lesion. There are a number of possibilities and visualization is required to distinguish between them. A b ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Painful Scabs: To prevent scabs from forming which slow down the healing process, try using aquaphor ointment 2-4 times a day on the septoplasty.
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Beck
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be shingles.: This could be shingles. See primary MD soon along with an opthomologist.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shire
39 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
See your doctor: You should be evaluated by your surgeon asap.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Nasal polyp: There are several possible causes including polyps. See an ENT doctor and have it evaluated.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Taylor Pollei
11 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Normal: The recovery time for jaw surgery can easily surpass 3 weeks. Be patient. At the same time, you are still susceptible to colds, allergies, etc. Al ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Still healing: You are still healing. However, be sure that you have scheduled followup with your surgeon to discuss your concerns.
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