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What can happen to my nose if my nj tube placed for to long?

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Dr. Ronda Alexander answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Needs care: Outside: make sure it's neither pressing nor pulling on any part of the nose or it can erode the structure of the nose. Inside: keep the nose moist to avoid nosebleeds from it rubbing against the nasal lining. Ensure that a medical professional is monitoring it for these and other issues.

Answered 9/28/2016

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