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Prominent Nose (Overview)

Prominent nose is a facial feature in which a person's nose appears large in comparison to the average person of the same racial/ethnic group. Facial features can be familial (passed from parent to child), or they can sometimes be due to a medical condition.


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I do not feel normal because of a prominent nose, what to do?

I do not feel normal because of a prominent nose, what to do?

Address this: Should not feel abnormal about your nose. That said, you may have issues about the appearance of it. The appearance of the nose can be changed. You need to determine that nothing more is going on with how you feel about yourself because surgery alone may not fix that problem. You can see a competent nasal surgeon to evaluate your nose and indicate if surgery can address your concerns. ...Read more

Prominent Nose (Overview)

Prominent nose is a facial feature in which a person's nose appears large in comparison to the average person of the same racial/ethnic group. Facial features can be familial (passed from parent to child), or they can sometimes be due to a medical condition.


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What does it mean to have a "prominent nose"? I feel insulted

What does it mean to have a "prominent nose"? I feel insulted

Nose shape: A larger then usual nasal brigde, given the nose the shape of an eagle beak or a hook, you should not be insulted for that, because that the way the creator made you, some people do not likeit when their nose is like that, but this is their priority to like or dislike. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Apply compression at the front of the nose
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Gently pack the nose with cotton
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If your nosebleeds are continuous or frequent, go to the ER
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I have whiteheads on my nose and my forehead there real prominent. How do I get rid if them ?

I have whiteheads on my nose and my forehead there real prominent. How do I get rid if them ?

Acne treatment: There is no one treatment for whiteheads or acne. You need to keep the skin clean and healthy. Sometime you need to have extractions. Most programs add an antibiotic. Find a physician that specializes in acne sometimes it is a trial and error system to find the correct combination of therapies. ...Read more

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How to accept my prominent nose?

How to accept my prominent nose?

prominent nose: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and everyone feels differently about their appearance. The nose should represent about 1/3 of your face top to bottom. Prominent noses, or those with large 'humps' are many times culturely attractive. However, if someone does not like the appearance of their nose, obtain a consultation with an ear, nose and throat surgeon who performs facial plastic surgery. ...Read more

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Please explain what it means to have a "prominent nose"?

Please explain what it means to have a "prominent nose"?

Yes: Also called a honker, a prominent nose is one that is seemly too large for the face to which it is attached. A plastic surgeon can make it less prominent, if desired. ...Read more

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I do not feel normal because of a prominent nose, what to do?

Address this: Should not feel abnormal about your nose. That said, you may have issues about the appearance of it. The appearance of the nose can be changed. You need to determine that nothing more is going on with how you feel about yourself because surgery alone may not fix that problem. You can see a competent nasal surgeon to evaluate your nose and indicate if surgery can address your concerns. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a "prominent nose"? I feel insulted

Nose shape: A larger then usual nasal brigde, given the nose the shape of an eagle beak or a hook, you should not be insulted for that, because that the way the creator made you, some people do not likeit when their nose is like that, but this is their priority to like or dislike. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a "prominent nose"? Aquiline? Hooked?

Nose shape: Prominent bridge is somewhat larger than normal , aquiline is a nose that shape like an eagle beak and curving down like a hook. ...Read more

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Possible depression because of my very prominent nose. What should I do?

Possible depression because of my very prominent nose. What should I do?

Body Dysmorphia: I recommend that you seek a therapist who can help you learn to love yourself from the inside out. A specialist in cognitive behavioral therapy or body dysmorphia is the best bet. ...Read more

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