I had a septoplasty & turbinate reduction approx 3 months ago. It seems like the swelling is gone, but i have a bump on the right side of my nose about half an inch back from the nostril. it feels pretty hard (but not bone hard) and doesn't sink in when i gently press on it. Is it possible that it will still go away or is it most likely something permanent? scar tissue, or?
Bump on Nose 3 Months After Septoplasty and Turbinate Reduction?
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Bump on the nose after septoplasty
It is difficult to give you a good answer without a proper examination. I would go back to the original surgeon with your concerns. If you are not satisfied, then please seek out a second opinion.
It could be scar tissue, could be bone, it is just too tough to tell.
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