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Would a rhinoplasty make me more susceptible to nose bleeds? I get nosebleeds occasionally. Will having a rhinoplasty increase this occurance? Should i expect a few nosebleeds after the surgery?

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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Not usually

Rhinoplasty should not predispose you to nosebleeds in the long term. It is common to have some bloody drainage from your nose for the first few days after surgery.

In brief: Not usually

Rhinoplasty should not predispose you to nosebleeds in the long term. It is common to have some bloody drainage from your nose for the first few days after surgery.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: No

Rhinoplasty will not make you more susceptible to nose bleeds, and may diminish them if you also have a deviated septum repaired.

In brief: No

Rhinoplasty will not make you more susceptible to nose bleeds, and may diminish them if you also have a deviated septum repaired.
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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Dr. Ofer Rodriguez
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Possible

Possible but rare. Expect no change in bleeding pattern.

In brief: Possible

Possible but rare. Expect no change in bleeding pattern.
Dr. Ofer Rodriguez
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Dr. Burke Chegar
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Not in the long term

Bleeding for 1-2 days after a rhinoplasty is expected and very normal.
The risk of heavy bleeding is usually reduced by stopping certain medications (aspirin, nsaids, fish oil, vit e, etc) 1-2 weeks prior to surgery. Make sure you tell your surgeon about your propensity for nosebleeds before your procedure so that he or she may look for potential risks.

In brief: Not in the long term

Bleeding for 1-2 days after a rhinoplasty is expected and very normal.
The risk of heavy bleeding is usually reduced by stopping certain medications (aspirin, nsaids, fish oil, vit e, etc) 1-2 weeks prior to surgery. Make sure you tell your surgeon about your propensity for nosebleeds before your procedure so that he or she may look for potential risks.
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Dr. Burke Chegar
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