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I have depressed nasal bridge, is it normal? To me I don't look normal

I have depressed nasal bridge, is it normal? To me I don't look normal

Ethnic variations: Facial features vary from ethnic culture to ethnic culture. As such what is considered normal in one culture may not be viewed the same in another. If you have concerns about a depressed nasal bridge, you should consult with a facial surgeon or plastic surgeon to discuss your concerns and to find out what options you have for treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Pamela Pappas
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I have depressed nasal bridge, is it normal? To me I don't look normal

Ethnic variations: Facial features vary from ethnic culture to ethnic culture. As such what is considered normal in one culture may not be viewed the same in another. If you have concerns about a depressed nasal bridge, you should consult with a facial surgeon or plastic surgeon to discuss your concerns and to find out what options you have for treatment. ...Read more

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Can the nasal bridge bone regrow after a rhinoplasty?

Can the nasal bridge bone regrow after a rhinoplasty?

Nasal bridge: The bone cannot grow back (it is rare), however with time the scar tissue can pull the bone in different directions and lead to an appearance of a new bony growth. ...Read more

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I have a bony prominence on my nasal bridge. It has always been there. Sometimes when I get headache I feel it orginates from this lump. Wt shld I do?

I have a bony prominence on my nasal bridge. It has always been there. Sometimes when I get headache I feel it orginates from this lump. Wt shld I do?

If your: Nose was not broken in the past the bony protuberance probably has NO clinical significance...you might consider visiting a Board Certified Plastic/or Ear Nose Throat surgeon for an opinion.

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Is it bad to have a broad nasal bridge?

Is it bad to have a broad nasal bridge?

Mostly not an issue: The only problem with a broad nasal bridge is the style of eyeglasses needed for which this bridge can provide support. If the broad bridge is in harmony with your overall face, it can be quite appealing. ...Read more

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My 4 month old baby has a wide nasal bridge and wide nose is this normal?

My 4 month old baby has a wide nasal bridge and wide nose is this normal?

Common: Most children in this age group have wide nasal bridge and wide nose. This is because the nasal bone develops well after birth and the nose gets to its normal shape later. This is one of the reasons why some children look cross eyed even tho they are normal. ...Read more

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I have a 1 month baby born with a prominent broad nasal bridge. Is there something to be done at this age for this craniofacial abnormality?

I have a 1 month baby born with a prominent broad nasal bridge. Is there something to be done at this age for this craniofacial abnormality?

May be normal: We get so used to the way older kids and adults look that sometimes we are bothered by normal variations in a newborn. The midface begins to appear more narrow as the nose begins to grow forward in middle childhood. Infants tend to be flat faced and the nasal root can be broad and normal. Discuss this with you pediatrician. There are published standards for the normal variations of these features. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about nasal bridge piercing questions?

Can you tell me about nasal bridge piercing questions?

Possibly.: Please submit clear & specific questions about nasal bridge piercings. 1 question per entry is best. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Low nasal bridge?

What is the definition or description of: Low nasal bridge?

Low nasal bridge: The nasal bridge can be lower in its placement, often
flat and can be a soft neurological sign of genetic abnormality in newborns. ...Read more

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Does a flat nasal bridge and wide set eyes always mean a chromosome disorder?

Does a flat nasal bridge and wide set eyes always mean a chromosome disorder?

No: Sometimes this is a normal inherited trait. Try to see if others in the family share that trait. If you suspect that this person has a chromosome disorder, the doctors that diagnose them are called genetecists. If the person is your child it's best to see a pediatrician about your concerns first. (of course, if this is a coworker or the like, it's best to just leave it be ;). ...Read more

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My 4months baby has cold for week. Yesterday I noticed a swelling on sides of nose and nasal bridge he'snt febrile with clear discharge wut could it be?

My 4months baby has cold for week. Yesterday I noticed a swelling on sides of nose and nasal bridge he'snt febrile with clear discharge wut could it be?

URI: Sounds like viral upper respiratory infection (uri). If problem with feeding, take to your doctor. Swelling: when people describe it is a relative term. Hard to judge based on description. Good idea to show to your doctor. ...Read more

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I hv allergic rhinosinusitis, doc gave steroid and antihistamine. Said my nasal bridge is bent but smtims treating allergy will fix d bridge. Pls. Advice?

I hv allergic rhinosinusitis, doc gave steroid and antihistamine. Said my nasal bridge is bent but smtims treating allergy will fix d bridge. Pls. Advice?

Treating allergies: Would help relieve congestion of nasal passages bent nasal septum would rarely affect breathing unless really severe, follow up with your doctor who would refer you to an Allergist/ENT specialist, good luck ...Read more

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How many surgeons should I consult before scheduling a revision rhinoplasty? I am discussing with my family the possibility of a revision rhinoplasty following an unsuccessful nose job. The nasal bridge seems too wide and I don't like the way it looks. I

How many surgeons should I consult before scheduling a revision rhinoplasty? I am discussing with my family the possibility of a revision rhinoplasty following an unsuccessful nose job. The nasal bridge seems too wide and I don't like the way it looks. I

Revision rhinoplasty: Choosing a revision rhinoplasty surgeon can at the outset seem like a daunting task. It's important to choose a list of potential surgeons critically before narrowing down the ones to consult with based on board-certification, training, credentials, patient reviews, before/after pictures, etc. I would recommend a minimum of 3 consultations, and a maximum of as many as it takes to feel comfortabl. ...Read more

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I believe I got empty nose syndrome, anything I can do? Effecting my mood and feeling depressed. Hate this feeling

Empty nose or: Empty nest syndrome? For wide nasal cavity - see an ear/nose/throat specialist. If your children have left the nest, find other paths to meaning in your life. Take care. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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