I got my nose done about a month ago and I never had problems with my breathing, this was all due to cosmetic reasons. However I realised that after I got it done that my breathing isnt right, so in order to get more air in I would have to do it through my mouth. I never used to feel this muscle or bone alongside the inside of my nostril but now i do, and i think that might be the reason for me having difficulty breathing. i dont think its the swelling. Please let me know if this is normal.
Difficulty Breathing After Rhinoplasty Due to Some Bone/muscle Alongside the Inside of the Nostril?
Doctor Answers (1)
Difficulty breathing after rhinoplasty
If you had your nasal bones infractured to make your nose thinner then having some trouble breathing is possibly the result of the surgery. The good news is that 4 weeks is really early in rhinoplasty healing and you will probably see some improvement in the next 6-12 months as the swelling decreases. Good luck! Dr K
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.