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Finger Can't Fit Inside my Nostril After Alaplasty

Is it normal for your smallest finger not to fit on your nostrils 4 weeks after alarplasty? my nostrils still feel numb. I hade goretex, tipplasty and alarplasty done

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Finger Can't Fit Inside my Nostril After Alarplasty

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              This would depend upon the amount of swelling.  I would not recommend placing fingers in the nostril after alar base reduction.

 

 

Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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