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HIT NOSE AFTER RHINOPLASTY


I am 2 weeks and 1 day post op. Today I was trying to take my water bottle out of my purse and while pulling it out hit my nose from under... It hurt a lot but there was no bleeding. It looks the same as far I can tell. I called my surgeon and he said nothing can be done now wwe have to wait some weeks to see what it looks like. What are the chances I damaged it?

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drpensler


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Chicago, IL
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  trauma after rhinoplasty
December 2, 2011 11:43 AM

I agree with your surgeon. You should want and see what develops. (more)
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docpichler


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sacramento, CA
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  Hit nose after rhinoplasty
December 2, 2011 8:58 AM

Chances are you have cause no injury from the movement you describe. Ice it and wait several days then have your PS look at it to reassure you. (more)
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