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Nose swells bulbously from touching it, washing, any contact, still for a year, after pushing too hard from nasal shaping excercises one year ago. I did nose excercises throughout 17-19, til one day it started swelling from contact and never stopped.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
Fix it: Broken nose is typically a "clinical" diagnosis, i e based on appearance and feel of the nose. Get checked by anent or plastic surgeon. Reasons to fix include cosmetic issues and nasal airway blockage. Repair should be performed before bones set into position, within 2 weeks or so. If things seem ok after swelling goes down (a few days after injury), repair is not needed- but avoid further injury! ...Read more