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Nose Got Hit After Rhinoplasty

Hi, I had rhinoplasty a little over five weeks ago from another country and my mom accidently hit my nose with her elbow while i was behind her. it hurt pretty bad but i cried not because of the pain but more out of anxiety whether it would damage the final outcome or not. I don't think it fractured my nose because it's been a week since the episode and I don't have any specific complaints in regards to the nose appearance or pain but I am wondering if it can affect my nose shape later.

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Trauma 5 Weeks after Rhinoplasty

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As long as you do not see any change in appearance, you probably did not suffer  any serious permanentt injury, but unfortunatly only time will tell. This is one of the problems with having surgery in another country; followup can be compromised.


Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Possible injury after rhinoplasty (nose job)

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Yes, your injury could have displaced your nasla bones but it should be somewhat appraent almost immediately if this occurs.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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