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I had rhinoplasty 2.5 years ago. I just banged it and there's a small bump on the side of it?

I had rhinoplasty 2.5 years ago. I just banged it and there's a small bump on the side of it. I have been icing it and took ibuprofen. Should I see my surgeon if the bump doesn't goes away?

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Trauma After Rhinoplasty

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Dear Gen291984, The bump will most likely go away with time and icing. However, if it persists for more than a week or so, then you should follow up with your surgeon. Good luck. Dr Gervais

Web reference: http://www.mpsmn.com/dr-gervais

Minneapolis Plastic Surgeon
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Bump on nose after banging it

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Most likely this bump is temporary swelling. See your rhinoplasty surgeon if this persists. Best wishes.

Phoenix Plastic Surgeon
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I had rhinoplasty 2.5 years ago. I just banged it and there's a small bump on the side of it?

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I think the best thing to do would be to have an exam to determine if anything has occurred.

Find a plastic surgeon with ELITE credentials who performs hundreds of rhinoplasties and rhinoplasty revisions each year. Then look at the plastic surgeon's website before and after photo galleries to get a sense of who can deliver the results.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Web reference: http://www.hughesplasticsurgery.com/Rhinoplasty.php

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 147 reviews

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