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I'm 14 year old female and have a huge dorsal hump on my nose. What treatment would you recommend?

I have a huge dorsal hump on my nose. I am 14 and a female. When I was a baby I fell on my nose but it did not break and it was fine when I was a young child but at age 10/11 a hump starting forming and it has become bigger and bigger. What can I do about it? And how much would it cost?

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14 and a huge dorsal hump

It is difficult to comment without photos. Women mature earlier than guys and can have surgery at an earlier age. on the other hand at 14 you might be a little young. You want to be sure that your face has finished growing. This is usually 14-16 in girls. Be patient.

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Hump on nose

Dear Tayler123,

  • You should wait until you are about 15 or 16 before a rhinoplasty
  • With the help of your parents, seek out a rhinoplasty expert who can address your concerns
  • This is best handled by surgery, a non-surgical rhinoplasty can hide a small bump, but a large one needs to be removed with surgery

Best regards,
Nima Shemirani

Nima Shemirani, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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I'm 14 year old female and have a huge dorsal hump on my nose. What treatment would you recommend?

  If you have finished growing, a rhinoplasty to remove the hump would be a reasonable alternative.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA

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