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Upturned Nose (Overview)

The angle between the tip of nose and upper lip is typically around 90° in the male and is around 95 to 105° in a female. Any angle more obtuse then this for each sex would be considered up turned.


Upturned Nose (Overview)

The angle between the tip of nose and upper lip is typically around 90° in the male and is around 95 to 105° in a female. Any angle more obtuse then this for each sex would be considered up turned.


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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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What is the definition or description of: Upturned nose?

What is the definition or description of: Upturned nose?

Tip rotation : The angle between the tip of nose and upper lip is typically around 90° in the male and is around 95 to 105° in a female. Any angle more obtuse then this for each sex would be considered up turned.

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Can surgery on a nose like a hog make your upturned nose go down?

Yes: There are reliable methods to reduce the upward rotation of the nasal tip.

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Is it possible that the nose huggie make your upturned nose go down?

Is it possible that the nose huggie make your upturned nose go down?

Nose huggie: If you have nasal issues, you would be better served to have a board certified facial plastic surgeon with expertise in nasal surgery examine your nose and explain your options.

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Can rhinoplasty make a nose upturned?

Can rhinoplasty make a nose upturned?

Upturned nose: Yes. A rhinoplasty can rotate (upturn) the nasal tip if desired. The amount of rotation needed is based no many factors: size of nose, height, ethnicity, sex and personal desires among other things.

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Could non-surgical rhinoplasty make a nose upturned?

Could non-surgical rhinoplasty make a nose upturned?

It is possible: but less effective and more temporary. I'd be worth a consult with a plastic surgeon

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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

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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.

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Is resetting a nose painful?

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.

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How to make your nose thinner?

How to make your nose thinner?

Rhinoplasty: Altering the shape of your nose requires surgical intervention. Have you nose evaluated by a board certified surgeon with expertise in rhinoplasty.

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My nose bleelds too much help?

My nose bleelds too much help?

Nosebleed: Most nosebleeds can be controlled by pinching the nose below the nasal bones for ten minutes. If this fails to control them, a visit to your ENT may be necessary to cauterize the bleeding spot (not a big deal).

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Why does my nose keep squeeking?

Why does my nose keep squeeking?

Depends...: Noisy breathing such as squeaking or whistling can be a sign of anatomic narrowing in your nose causing turbulent airflow (congestion, polyps, rhinitis) or even a sign of a hole in your nasal septum (perforation). Have a doctor examine your nose carefully.

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What to do if my nose is oversize?

Large nose: The only medical option for an oversized nose is to have it reduced. This requires surgery. You should see either an ENT specialist or a plastic surgeon to discuss the specifics of your concerns regarding your nose.

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Is Vicks underneath your nose bad?

No: It can cause a little skin irritation or redness but usually not.

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Sir i want to reduce my nose's boon?

Sir i want to reduce my nose's boon?

Nose boon?: Please resubmit your question and rephrase in a form that is understood. Nose boon?- is not a term most physicians are familiar with.

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Are there any nose-shaping exercises?

Are there any nose-shaping exercises?

Some cultures: Some cultures practice nose shaping exercises particularly in the first 3 months of life, and although their effectiveness for ears has been documented, these maneuvers have not been validated in long term studies.

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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