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Why Do Boxers Have Flat Noses
Not necessarily: Always is a rather broad term and a hard standard to fit.The down syndrome pattern usually involves a broadening and flattening of the midface and the nose does not grow forward as much as that in the non down population. The skull also tends to be more box like than oblong. ...Read more
Nose: Sorry no natural way to do this - surgery is probably the only way. ...Read more
A newborn's nose can: be flattened from position in the womb or because (s)he resembles a family member. If concerned or curious, have your pediatrician examine the baby for other features, especially if poor feeding, low muscle tone, weak cry, trouble breathing are present. Babies with mosaic DS, Trisomy 21 in some, but not all cells, may have few features. Don't worry about asking your pediatrician if concerned. ...Read more
Rhinoplasty: The wide, flat nose is commonly associated with the "ethnic" nose or contact sports. It is easy to correct with plastic surgery. Extreme caution must be exercised by choosing the plastic surgeon. Getting a good and safe result is highly dependent on the knowledge, artistic creativity and experience of the plastic surgeon. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to cause permanent deformed nasal from constant pressure? Nose has been swollen, flat and deformed looking on one side for 10 months?
It may be broken: If your nose is no longer appearing symmetrical, especially if is looks more pushed to one side, it may have been broken. You might compare it its appearance in an old photo of yourself. If so, you might want to see an ENT specialist. Best wishes. ...Read more
Multiple causes: For a definitive answer you should see an ENT or facial plastic surgeon for an exam. This may be genetic appearance, may be the result of infectious or allergic sinus disease or could even be the result of disease that effect small blood vessels and cartilage. Trauma could also be a factor. Please consult your physician. ...Read more
Ethnic nose: Usually flat noses are associated with ethnic patients. They are correlate with a wide nasal bridge, which often includes a wide, poorly defined nasal tip. ...Read more
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