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My 14year old son was atacked at school. his nose was broke he went to the e.r. about 9 hours later why dident they set his nose ?

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Oops!: Indeed why didn't they! Please take him to an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist ASAP!

Answered 5/9/2015

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Dr. Cody Mead answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Broken nose: It would be difficult to say without seeing any X-rays, but it's totally possible that it didn't need to be set. Just because a bone is broken, it doesn't mean it's in the wrong place! Hope this helps!

Answered 5/9/2015

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