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Can a nose be broken even though it did not bleed? (photo)

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Can a nose be broken even though it did not bleed?

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If you are concerned about a broken nose, an exam by your surgeon would be advised.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Broken nose repair

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To document a broken nose with, physical exam, consultation and x-rays are necessary. After trauma to the nose, bleeding may or may not occur. For a examples of nasal fracture repair please see the link below to our rhinoplasty photo gallery

William Portuese, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Appearance of nose after nasal trauma

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A nose can be broken without overt or external evidence of bleeding. Bruising is a result of bleeding that occurs under the skin. Nasal trauma which you suspect may have broken your nose should be evaluated by a qualified surgeon.

Donald B. Yoo, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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