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Does using cocaine change the shape of your nose?

Yes

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Chronic cocaine use eats away at your septum which can cause complete collapse of the nose. Not a pleasant look!
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Can your nose change shape from cocaine use?

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Cocaine use can result in death of of tissue (septal necrosis) with consequent undesirable change in nasal appearance. Some mechanisms might include reduced blood flow and/or unchecked infection. Cocaine use is associated with a variety of undesirable general medical and psychological adverse effects.
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Will my my nose shape fix itself after cocaine?

Possibly

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If you have had nasal septal perforation from chronic cocaine use, you may need to see a specialist in plastic or ENT surgery for an evaluation and possible treatment.
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Dr. Stuart Wasser answered:

How can if so be treated and cure my iminsona have hole in my nasal septum can't sleep without restioal and sequioral after years of sniffing cocaine hole develop better hole got the harder it was to sleep now after 3 years i can't sleep at all change bet

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After prolonged use of Restoril, you become dependent upon it. Weaning and drug substitution may be in order.
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Dr. Ravi Chand answered:

Which type of doctor do i have to go to check if my nasal septum has been affected by cocaine?

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please go to ER to evaluate nasal septum and seek treatment
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How do cocaine users get hole in nose?

Vasoconstriction

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cocaine constricts the blood supply and over time tissue dies from lack of blood and thus a hole develops
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Will a hole in my nose from cocaine heal?

No

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You will need surgical repair to close the hole. Seek an evaluation by an ear/nose/throat (ENT) specialist in your area.
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Why do people snort cocaine through the nose?

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This is done to get a more rapid onset and a "better high"
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How do you know if your nose is damaged by cocaine?

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well. Cocaine use can lead to nosebleeds, loss of sense of smell, rhinitis, sinusitis, nasal ulcers, perforation of the nasal septum, degradation of septal cartilage to the point that it is destroyed and nose deformities (saddle nose).
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Does past cocaine lead to irreversible nose damage?

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This really depends on what the damage was. Perforations are permanent (they can be surgically covered-but if you are a cocaine user it is unlikely that you will find a surgeon to help you).
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