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What is a saddle nose?

What is a saddle nose?

Descriptive term: The "saddle nose" is a descriptive term used to describe a nose with a sunken bridge.It can be part of the variability of genetic endowment or result from destruction of the nasal cartilage by disease. Prior to penicillin (which reduced the issue), it was one of the features of infants born with congenital syphilis. ...Read more

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I'm starting to think I have a saddle nose. What do I do?

I'm starting to think I have a saddle nose. What do I do?

Rhinoplasty?: You may decide to consult with a plastic surgeon for repair of the nose with cartilage, bone or a synthetic implant. For additional information- There are medical conditions that can be a cause of saddle nose including polychondritis, cocaine abuse, and wegners granulomatosis. ...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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During a septoplasty, do doctor's sometimes leave only 5 mm or less of a dorsal strut to correct a deviated section? I have saddle nose now.

During a septoplasty, do doctor's sometimes leave only 5 mm or less of a dorsal strut to correct a deviated section? I have saddle nose now.

Evaluation: You will need an in person facial exam and evaluation in order to determine what is the problem. Please consult with a Facial Plastic Surgeon or Plastic Surgeon in your area. Hope this helps. ...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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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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Is it bad to have a huge nose?

Is it bad to have a huge nose?

Not in my book.: We all have different shapes and sizes of noses. I don't know of any health problems caused by having a large nose. It is best to embrace and love ourselves. ...Read more