What will happen if someone constantly presses on their nose bump?

I had a nasal hump. And some psychological issues. I would just look in the mirror and HATE the hump. Obviously I was only 16 I couldn't get surgery. So I just kept pressing on it.....but eventually I had trouble breathing. Now I am almost 18 and the trouble breathing has not gone away? What happened? Is there a solution? It's truly ruining my life, but I went to ENT's and they said my septum is NOT deviated...

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What will happen if someone constantly presses on their nose bump?

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You sound like you have a challenging breathing issue to address, but I would not recommend a surgery if an anatomic cause cannot be identified.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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