Rhinoplasty questions: Bumps, uneven swelling, crookedness
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Be patient and try not to obsess as nose jobs take a long time to fully heal and settle
It may take up to 12 -18 months for your nose to fully heal. Only then will you know for sure if you are happy with the final result.
Yes, asymmetric swelling may occur. However, this is often easy to fix with a simple steroid injection. Swelling inside your nose following surgery is common. That will often settle down without any treatment though, unless it was there before and not addressed during the surgery.
For more rhinoplasty post-op tips and info, see the link to this section under the Nasal Refinement page of my site.
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Swelling still present
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