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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
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
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 ›
My nose got hit on the right side. I heard a 'pop' sound, but there is no pain. Does the 'pop' sound mean the nose cartilage is ripped or damaged ?
Will smiling as wide as you could, damage the nose or the nose cartilage? Will it hurt it? What happen if it is a fake smile, the widest you could do?
Smiling: No, none of that will cause any "damage". Feel free to smile as much as you want. The happiness will spread! ...Read more
Can nose septum heal on its own?What are the clues of a damaged or broken septum?Will it stop hurting until it healed?Is it like other nose cartilage?
Perforation: Nasal irritation or onfection will respond to therapy and medicine; however, large perforation may require surgicial correction. Get examined. ...Read more
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