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Open septo/rhino damage on the 1st day after sugery with the cast on. What should I do?

had revision open, septo, rhinoplasty with tip correction, on the same day i came home i fell forwrd and the day after i was irrigating the nose and i had a sharp pain in my right nostrill on teh septum side, would i have damaged my nose the septum or exterior or are they a little stronger than minor bumps and abbrasions it feels funny to even brush my teeth in the upper lip part. as if im moving the septum there or something >??

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Open septo/rhino damage on the 1st day after sugery with the cast on. What should I do?

I would recommend returning to your surgeon for an exam to evaluate you.


Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA

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