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I hade a tip rhinoplasty. Is this swelling? (photo)

i hade a tip rhinoplasty and smaller nostril when the cast was off my nose was really swollen and my left nostril was bigger the right my doctor said it was because of the swelling now 9 week later is still the same even bigger???

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Nostril Asymmetry Post Rhinoplasty

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Based on one pre-operative picture, it appears the nostrils were asymmetrical prior to surgery. The nostrils are asymmetrical now but there is still swelling in the nose. Be patient and wait at least 6 months. Consult and trust your surgeon. If necessary seek a second opinion.

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