I have a hole in my nose (still growing) from doing cocaine about 5 years ago. I've stopped the drugs for over 3years now but my nose is falling apart and its really depressing me. What can I do to fix it? I know the cartilage wont grow back so for the last 1.5 yrs I've been putting Ayr nasal gel and petroleum jelly on the exposed cartilage. Now the whole nose is caving in on me and there is a hole the size of my index finger that can almost fit through from one side to the other. PLEASE HELP ME
How to Fix Hole in Nose Caused by Cocaine Use?
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Treatment of septal perforation
Repairing hole in nose due to cocaine use
A hole in the nose (septal perforation) caused by cocaine use is often treated with a septal button. Placement of the septal button is a surgical procedure. Consult with an otolaryngologist in your area to determine if this is an option for you.
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