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Keloid after Rhinoplasty?

I have these really swollen bumps on the inside of my nose and I'm worried they are keloids. I get keloids when I get piercings and stuff like that so I'm really concerned. They were there the day I got my splint and stints taken out but my doctor did not say anything about them. I did not notice them until I left. I don't have another appointment until a month so I didn't want to make another appointment if it was nothing to worry about.

I was thinking maybe its just swelling. But I'm very concerned. What do you think, and if it is a keliod what can I do to get rid of it?

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Facial plastic surgeon
Fleming Island, FL
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  Unusual to keloid with rhinoplasty
October 28, 2009 10:00 AM

Without seeing a good picture of your nose or examining you, it's impossible to say for sure. Fortunately, keloid formation is quite uncommon with rhinoplasty, especially *inside* the (more)
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