Dental x-ray reveals small piece of metal in my nose 2 years post-rhinoplasty. Is this normal? (photo)
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Small Piece of Metal in Nose after Rhinoplasty
The piece of metal could be a needle tip or some wire used for stabilization. You should just call the plastic surgeon's office for the operative report to determine if something was used intentionally. Either way, that small piece should not make a difference, and trying to retrieve it at this point may cause more harm than anything else. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA
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