More than one year ago I had a rhinoplasty for deviated septum and swollen turbinates, removed the dorsal hump and made the tip smaller. You can see the pictures after 8 months, 10 months and now. Last november the ridge of the nose hurt very much for a couple of weeks, but I was breathing normally. Now for one month and more I have the same pain (needle-like + dull under skin) and inside it's swollen like a cold, also the turbinates, and I can't breathe almost at all. Suggestions?
Rhinoseptoplasty, After One Year Suddenly I Can't Breathe Anymore? (photo)
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It is not obvious from your pictures .I recommend you visit your original surgeon for an examination.It is unusual for you to have these symptoms at this time
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Rhinoseptoplasty, After One Year Suddenly I Can't Breathe Anymore?
Yes, you should go see the Rhinoplasty Surgeon that did your Rhinoplasty as he/she knows what was done during your Rhinoplasty. If, for some reason, that's not an option then you should have a few consultations with experienced Rhinoplasty Surgeons that understand and follow the proper aesthetics of facial (and nasal) beauty for the creation of a naturally, more attractive nose and face.
Suddenly Can't Breathe 1 Year Post Septorhinoplasty
It is very rare to have the sudden onset of pain and nasal obstruction 1 year after a septorhinoplasty. Your pictures do not show a possible cause. I would like to see your operative report to determine what was done during your surgery; for example were grafts or implants used? You need an examination to diagnose the cause. I'm sorry I could not provide a possible explanation.