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Infection in Nose Bone? (photo)

My nose was broken and after 2 weeks it became infected. after 2 sets of antibiotics and plastic surgeon cutting it open and everywhere he injected me... READ MORE

I Had a Infected Gore-tex Nasal Implant Removed 4 Weeks Ago. My Face is Still Swollen. How Long for the Healing Process?

I had a infected gore-tex nasal implant removed 4 weeks ago. My entire face is still swollen. How long for the healing process/final result? READ MORE

Antibiotics Arent Working After Nose Surgery?

For twelve months I have been on antibiotics..from augmentin to levequin and avalox and most recently a sulfer based antibiotic. On a scale from one... READ MORE

My Medpor Implant Removed in the 10th Day Post Operation (Dorsum Augmentation)?

My first operation has been done on 24/Oct/2012. open rhinoplasty.. Medpor inserted. after one week my doctor take the Splint. the look of the new... READ MORE

Infected implant- how long can I wait until it causes irreparable damage to the nose?

I've had an implant for 18 years; it's recently shifted even more, and I think also infected. I know I absolutely have to get a revision, and am in... READ MORE

Success in Using Porcine Materials to Repair Human Noses?

Bard makes CollaMend for hernias, and I suspect the sterile, porous Porcine material has orthopedic value as well. When a patient has had repeated... READ MORE

Would Enlarged IT or Moderate Nasal Valve Collapse Be More Likely to Cause Infections?

Just wondering if an enlarged inferior turbinate , or a moderate nasal valve collapse would be more likely to cause repeated infections??I was told it... READ MORE

I have exposed cartilage inside my nostril - the ENT doctor also confirmed it. Is it responsible for cellulitis infection?

I have a cellulitis infection in my cheek on that side. I think the bacteria got in where the cartilage is not covered with skin. The gp said this may... READ MORE

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