What is the Best Antibiotic for Nasal Implant Infection?

What is the Best Antibiotic for Nasal Implant Infection?

Doctor Answers (3)

Nasal Implant Infection

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Typically when you have infection of a synthetic implant it needs to be removed but  it can be replaced with your own cartilage.


Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Nasal implant infection

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If a nasal implant has become infected, antibiotics are not usually helpful. The implant commonly has to be removed.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Infected Nasal Implant

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It is difficult to say, but often if a nasal implant is infected and has failed a course of orla antiniotics I recommend a removal of the implant. 

Jonathan Weiler, MD
Baton Rouge Plastic Surgeon
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