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What are the main symptoms that can follow nasal fracture?

What are the main symptoms that can follow nasal fracture?

Nasal Fracture: Main symptoms of nasal fracture include nose bleeds and nasal stuffiness as well as difficulty or inability to breathe from obstructed side(s) of the nose. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sherris
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Nasal Fracture (Definition)

A lay mans way to describe a nasal fracture is to say the person has a broken nose. Nasal fractures may be ...Read more


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What causes a broken nose?

What causes a broken nose?

Injury: Injury to the nose with sufficient force to break the nasal bones. For repair, see a facial plastic surgeon or ENT doc. ...Read more

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Bent and broken nose. Help?

Bent and broken nose. Help?

ENT: You may wish to consult with an otolaryngologist (ear, nose, throat physician) if you have recently sustained a broken nose. ...Read more

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How can I fix my broken nose?

How can I fix my broken nose?

Reset within week: The nose can be moved back to midline within the first week of injury. See an ENT doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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How can I reset my broken nose?

How can I reset my broken nose?

New or old?: Recent injury? A broken nose should be reset ideally within a week of injury. Healed broken nose? You will need a rhinoplasty to realign the bones. Make sure that you select an ENT surgeon or facial plastic surgeon for best result with noses. ...Read more

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How can you treat a broken nose?

How can you treat a broken nose?

Broken Nose: The broken nose needs to be set back in place. In the first 10 to 14 days it can be pushed manually under anesthesia as the bones are still mobile. After that period chisels have to be used to break the nasal bones again to move them to the proper location. ...Read more

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What can I not do with a broken nose?

What can I not do with a broken nose?

Some restrictions: No strenuous activity for two weeks and no sports that you could get hit in the nose for 6 weeks. ...Read more

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What are some signs of a broken nose?

What are some signs of a broken nose?

A few: Crooked nose, nosebleed, stuffy nose, bruising of nose or "black eyes", numbness of the nose. If you suspect broken nose, see ENT doc or facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does it take a broken nose to heal?

How long does it take a broken nose to heal?

3weeks: It usually takes about 3 weeks to be stable, 6-8 weeks for boney union and up to 2 years for bone remodeling. Avoid contact sports for 3 months. Low impact activitues can commence at 3 weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more