Yesterday morning I woke up with my face burried in the pillow. My nose tip was all scrunched up as well, and I'm afraid I did damage to my nose! It was red and extremely swollen too. My tip looks so much bigger today and is still swollen! I had my revision 6 months ago, with ear cartilage. Could I have caused damage and altered its shape? Thank you again for all your wonderful feedback and advice!
Could I Have Damaged my Nose Post Rhinoplasty by Sleeping on It Wrong?
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6 months after revision can I sleep on it and ruin it
I think not. If you were in some way obtunded (drug or alcohol) and for a long time laid on it in a strange position its possible. Th body even when sleeping doesn't let us assume a position that will cut off the blood supply or nerve supply to and area.This is true for the nose ,eyes etc.It is extremely unlikely you did permanent damage
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