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Loose Cartilage In Nose
Will smiling very wide, damage the nose or the nose cartilage? Could it hurt the nose or the nose cartilage?
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
Is rib cartilage used for facial implants like on the nose bridge hard or flexible? Slept on facial implant made from rib cartilage could shape change
Cartilage implant: Best to see your surgeon ASAP for full examination. ...Read more
Yes but...: If the nose is broken it possibly would need to be reset to prevent problems with sinus issues later. Go see your pediatrician and he or she may refer you to an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Do nose lifting exercises actually lift nose?Of course the bone in your nose can't change without surgery, but can the cartilage be lifted/manipulated?
Found out I have minor cartilage damage in the medial condyle area. How successful is arthroscopy which entails cartilage graft?
Knee Arthroscopy: Cartilage reconstruction is still considered an emerging field however newer techniques have high levels of success. Of course it is dependent upon the technique employed (dependent upon the depth and the breath of the damage) if you have a microfracture, enhanced microfracture, oats or autologous chondrocyte implantation (aci), that your result will almost certainly be better than doing nothing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are the nostril parts of your nose (the part people get a nose piercing on. not the septum) considered soft tissue or cartilage or what?
Have cheekbone implants from cadaver rib cartilage in an angular shape, was exfoliating my cheeks with a muslin cloth in circular motions hard. Could this have exfoliated the implant beneath the skin like buffered them and made the shapes less sharp?
Is it possible to break the cartilage in the nose by nostrils and it affect ur upper jaw when u blow or wipe ur nose?
Depends: It depends on the more specific nature of your problem. For example, some injuries may heal on their own, perhaps with some limited weight bearing, on the other hand, some cartilage injuries, such as a displaced menus cal tear may require surgery for repair or debridement. Your surgeon will be able to tell you much more about the specific nature of your problem. Thank you. ...Read more
My costal rhinoplasty deformed overtly in 1yr.Went for a revision.The doc found the cartilage fractured & did fixes(sewed it).Will the cartilage heal?
Difficult: 100% recovery is unlikely - they can make a substantial recovery on their own. May need reconstruction. ...Read more
Yes if referring-: -2 the meniscus. They can cause locking, giving way, & even a feeling that the knee shifts. If U have these symptoms you need 2 see your orthopedic surgeon 4 an eval. ...Read more
Will exposed cartilage in the nostrils heal over time? It's from nasal spray use and trauma from blowing/picking. Using olive oil In nose. Will iheal
Usually: but only if you leave it alone. Any infection should also be treated. Be sure to aim your nasal sprays towards the side and not the middle of the nose. ...Read more
My left front tooth is loose will this lead to bone loss in the jaw, do loose teeth lead to bone loss?
Other way around: Loose permanent teeth, in the absence of trauma, are caused by bone loss. This is usually secondary to periodontal disease, and if caught early can be treated and stabilized. Please have an evaluation by your general dentist and ask if referral to a periodontist is advisable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sure: But why is there a hole?Get a more detailed answer ›
Can sinuses or allergies impact spleen? Visual bulge in this area and tenderness at bottom of sternum. Lost 7 lbs in 4 days. Also sore throat & cough
Is it possible to have a fluid filed cyst on inside of cartilage in nose near tip of nose? Over the years the cyst has grown and weeps at times.
Get it checked out!: It may be a simple cyst, but if this is growing over time you need to be sure its not something more serious. Please be sure to get it checked. This is one of those things that really need to be looked at. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Cartiladge has a poor blood supply & depending where it is located can be disfiguring if traumatized. It is important to have it replace to as much of the original position as possible and be followed by a reputable ENT or plastic surgeon. Splinting is important. Sometimes a re-do is necessary or further surgery and splinting. Deformity may be expected but perhaps doesn't have to b permanent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgery vs props: In the nighttime, you can use nasal-opening strips or cones to keep the nostrils open but, for a permanent solution, you would need to consult with a facial plastic surgeon who can advise you. There are surgical procedures which can restore the structural integrity of the nose so that it won't collapse. ...Read more
I have exposed nasal cartilage from trauma: allergies, blowing, picking. Does this put me at cancer risk? Will it heal? i am not blowing or picking.
Unlikely: but you must stop picking. Try irrigating your nose with saline and clean the secretion out. ...Read more
Supposing you keep pushing on the tip of your nose really hard. Will the cartilage break and will the tip be lifted a little?
NO - STOP!: If you are thinking of trying do-it-yourself Plastic Surgery on your nose, I strongly advise against it! Your current idea is much more likely to cause bleeding, pain, swelling, and deformity at the end or bridge of your nose, not the lift you are hoping for. Plastic Surgeons spend close to 20 years in college, medical school and residency training - don't ruin your face and spend $$ to fix it. ...Read more
Exposed cartilage?: If this is the case, please seek prompt medical attention. ...Read more
Slight swelling of nose. Feels like extra cartilage in tip. Tip Softer/puffier than used to be. No other symptoms. ?
More info: needed...How and When did you notice this "change" Google "Body Dysmorphia"...just a thought. Ask again with more info Dr Z ...Read more
It will heal: Nose cartilage does heal on it's own. This is great if your nose is straight but if your nose has been broken then the bones may make the softer cartilage take an abnormal shape and then your nose may heal in that abnormal shape. So if you have any injuries to your nose i would see an ENT and have it evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I use coke and i'm curious what the color will you see when you get close to cartilage in your nose?
What is the difference if you got hit on the nose, anyplace. How do you know if the bone or cartilage is broken or is it the nerves that is hurting?
My friend rubbed her nose and she said her nose cartilage start hurting. She worries a lot about her nose.Then it was fine.Damaged?Recover on it own?
Aske her to be: Gentle with her nose.Get a more detailed answer ›