I had rhinoplasty 6 weeks ago. I had food poisoning and vomited twice and I'm worried that this could change my final result. Should I be concerned? My nose looks and feel the same, but I just don't know.
Food Poisoning 6 Weeks After Open Rhinoplasty- Will Vomiting Damage Results?
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At 6 weeks following rhinoplasty, vomiting will not affect nose
Thank you for the question. At 6 weeks after your rhinoplasty vomiting should not have any affect on your nose. This is especially true when your nose feels and looks the same. Take comfort in knowing that nothing has been damaged. Of course, if there are any concerns I am sure your plastic surgeon would be happy to evaluate you to make sure.
All the best,
Dr. Remus Repta
Food Poisoning 6 Weeks after Rhinoplasty
Food poisoning and vomiting 6 weeks after rhinoplasty should not have any effect on your result. I think you have answered your own question - " my nose looks and feels the same".
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Food poisoning 6 weeks after rhinoplasty should have no impact on outcome of surgery
Food poisoning 6 weeks after your rhinoplasty should have absolutely no impact on the ultimate appearance of your nose. If you have any questions or concerns such as a perceived change in appearance, contact your surgeon.
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