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I had 2 rhinoplasties and after the second one I am having a lot of problems with columella strut. My surgeon says it is columella strut going over nasal spine. I feel this ball like thing under my left nostril that I could not feel before meaning only after 2nd rhinoplasty and i hear it clicking and thumping when i move upper lip and it gets locked into place and I can push it back and forth. It is very umcomfortable and sometimes feels sharp and painful and i am really nervous about this for the rest of my life. A surgeon would not put in a strut too long on purpose so why is this happening. Can anyone explain or help? What is the solution.

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docblinski


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Miami, FL
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  Malpositioned or issue with columella strut
February 12, 2016 3:51 AM

Best to seek in person second opinions. Might need revision surgery. Good Luck. (more)
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