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Still Have a Bump After Rhinoplasty? (photo)

I just had Rhinoplasty, Septoplasty, about 6 days interest is in removing the hump i had on the bridge of my nose. I had a closed nose surgery . when i removed the thin layer of tape on my nose i had a slight hump. I am worried but don't know if this is just swelling?

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Still Have a Bump After Rhinoplasty?

Dear DimeDany,

Thank you for your photos and question.  In general, you had an improvement to your nose.  There may be residual hump, or this may be swelling, likely both.  This may improve over time, but wait at least 6 months before considering a revision rhinoplasty.

Best Wishes, 

Pablo Prichard, MD

Phoenix Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 37 reviews

8900 Raintree
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Still Have a Bump After Rhinoplasty? (photo)

Yes it could be residual polly beak deformity (hump) or swelling, or both. But why did you remove the tape?? Have your chosen surgeon remove and see you in person ASAP! 

Darryl J. Blinski, MD
Miami Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 77 reviews

6330 Manor Lane
Miami, FL 33143

Rhinoplasty swelling

Dear DimeDany:                                                                                                                      

6 days post op is too early to address your final dorsal profile. Be cautious and patient, follow your post op instructions and address any questions to your surgeon. Hope this helps.

Stephen E. Metzinger, MD FACS
Metairie Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

3223 8th Street
Metairie, LA 70002-1623

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