Rhinoplasty: Is Swelling and Tenderness of the Nasal Cavity Normal After Surgery?
It depends on how long ago your rhinoplasty was performed. It is normal to have swelling and mild tenderness in the nasal cavity during the first few days after rhinoplasty.
It is not normal to have swelling and tenderness after the first week. You should return to your rhinoplastic surgeon for examination to make sure that you do not have an infection or hematoma.
There are many reasons for asymmetry of the nasal tip, your surgeon is best suited to address those concerns.