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nose doesnt bend downwards and hurts when i try

Hi...I am 8 months post op from Rhinoplasty. My nose can move side to side and is not completely squeezable yet, but I am more concerned with the fact that it doesnt bend down and it hurts (has a weird sensation) when i touch the tip or if anyone puts there hand against my nose.

Is this normal to be experiencing this so late in the recovery process?

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Plastic surgeon
Beverly Hills, CA
United States
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November 12, 2009 9:33 AM

After rhinoplasty, the process of healiing and scar maturation can take up to 18 months. The situation you describe may be due to stitches or a cartilage graft used to lift the tip of the (more)
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