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Will my Nose Be Ok? (photo)

around a month or two ago i was head butted on the nose. to this day i can feel a dent on the right nose bone. if you look to the left of the pic you can see the dent. i was wondering if my injury will heal and get back to normal or if i should consider seeing a doctor about it. when i stick my finger up the right nostril i also feel a bone sticking out from the top. the injury does not look that severe but i am just worried about how it will look in the long run years from now.

Doctor Answers (3)

Nasal Deformity Following Injury 1-2 Months Ago

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Your photos are not very revealing. If you are concerned about a deformity following an injury to your nose, I would recommend an evaluation by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. 


San Diego Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 20 reviews

Nasal issue

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It is hard to tell from the photos but if you broke your nose and now are a month out, you would have to wait at least 6 months or longer to have the nasal fracture repaired.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 18 reviews

Injury Healed but Will Not Get Back to Normal

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   The injury has healed, but this nose will not get back to normal without surgery.  I would see a board certified plastic surgeon in consultation about rhinoplasty.

Kenneth B. Hughes, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 237 reviews

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