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How long does it take for a broken nose to heal? How long until the swelling goes down and black and blueness goes down? I have taken ib profen and iced

How long does it take for a broken nose to heal? How long until the swelling goes down and black and blueness goes down? I have taken ib profen and iced

It : It takes about 6 weeks for the nasal bones to reset (where they're no longer mobile). The swelling and bruising usually resolves sooner than that, though. Bruising normally resoves after about 2 weeks. If the nasal bones are now misalligned, you would want to have the fracture reset so that the bones heal in the proper allignment. Ideally, this should be done within 10 days of the injury. ...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


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Why is my nose so oily?

Why is my nose so oily?

From skin: the nature of your skin is oily you can not change that keep it clean as often as possible ...Read more

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How to unstuff your nose?

Neti pots can be : Very helpful to reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ teaspoon salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head and pour solution into 1nostril. Blow nose lightly and spit out any liquid that drains into your throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in the morning. You can watch a video online for more info. ...Read more

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How to get a smaller nose?

Surgical procedure: You can consult w a facial plastic surgeon or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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My nose hurts. What to do?

My nose hurts. What to do?

Nose hurts and why?: It is not clear why your nose is hurting you. You can ask your PCP to help figure it out and if he can't help maybe an ENT person can help. Once you find out why it's hurting a solution can be proposed! ...Read more

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Why does my nose get stuffy?

Why does my nose get stuffy?

Anatomy: Regardless of the reason (cold, allergies, etc), the reason your nose gets stuffy is that there is inflammation in the lining of the your nose, which then gets thicker than when there is no inflammation. The main component is from a structure called the inferior turbinates - these get enlarged, engorged with blood and thickened when there is inflammation ---> stuffy :). ...Read more

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My nose has not stop runny ?

My nose has not stop runny ?

Runaway running: Nose for how long? A cold usually lasts 7-10 days, but can last as long as 14 days. If your nose has been runny for longer, then could be sinus infection, allergies or non-allergic runny nose. Talk with your doc about the right problem and the right treatment for you. Take care. ...Read more

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How can you unstuff my nose?

How can you unstuff my nose?

Neti pots can: Reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in the morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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Is resetting a nose painful?

Closed reduction?: If you're talking about moving broken nasal bones back into place immediately after a fracture, if done awake expect discomfort even with the pain medication. Sometimes, it's done under general anesthesia. If it's been some time since the injury, closed reduction isn't recommended and most people wait 6-12 months then have a nasal reconstructive rhinoplasty. ...Read more