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Newton, NJ
A 38-year-old female asked:

Few times i pinched my nose & held breath few secs to try to thin it out. now my nose seems much longer and bridge bump bigger. could i've caused that?

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Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 28 years experience
No: It would not be possible that what you are describing caused what you are seeing. If concerned about your nose, best to see ENT or facial/plastic surgeon for eval. Hope this was helpful. Dr R
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