Can Blood Vessels Interfere with Rhinoplasty Healing?
- Asked by drea87 in Bolivia
- 4 years ago
I had Rhinoplasty/Septoplastydone a year and a half ago. I had an infection a couple months later. According to my doctor, I have fragile veins (I have a hemangioma spot on the right side of my face). I have drops of blood drained every week because the skin near the tip of my nose isn't attaching and it's forming a pocket that retains the blood and causes the infection. Are all these things related as to why I'm having these healing problems? What other solutions should I consider?
Bleeding after Rhinoplasty
Your complication is very unusual and should be evaluated by a coordinated team of specialists including your surgeon and others such as a hematologist and rheumatologist. You have been very patient; it is not an emergency, but I would seek professional help in the near future.
Infection and bleeding of nose
I have never seen what you are describing. It is very unusual for you to have these problems a year and half afetr surgery.
I also recommend you see another surgeon (either a plastic surgeon or ENT) to give you a second opinion.
See a revision rhinoplasty specialist.
You need to see a rhinoplasty specialist, since what you are describing is not normal. The nose should be healed by now and not have recurring problems.
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