I fell when I was 7 and that made a callus grow in the left side of my nose,(I'm22)so I had a Rhinoplasty two weeks ago to remove that callus but I can still see a little "hump"where the callus was..Is this normal?I'm worried :/My profile is not as I espected it to be because of that little "hump".
I Think my Callus Was Not Removed Completely? (photo)
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Callus on nose
Sometimes early post-op, there is swelling and this may give the illusion of a bump, Give it time to heal and for the swelling to come down.
I Think my Callus Was Not Removed Completely?
The swelling can be prominent at this early stage. I would follow with your surgeon. This may take the full year or more to resolve after the surgery. Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
Web reference: http://www.hughesplasticsurgery.com/Rhinoplasty.php
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