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What face protection items are needed for high school wrestling to protect a broken nose?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Masks avail. online: Multiple commercial masks options are available online and in some retail sporting goods stores (check sites online). Just check your favorite search engine with the keywords: wrestler broken nose mask protection.
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
None: There are none that i know of for wrestling because of the high risk of face and nose trauma to the mat.

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