Last wknd I went dancing with friends. While on the dance floor, some huge guy plowed into me in his drunken stupor and I fell backwards on to my butt. The glass I was holding slipped out of my hand and right smack onto the bridge of my nose! I immediately bled from a small laceration from the glass. 2 days after the incident, my right eye bruised. Its one week post injury and the cut itself is almost healed but the site is tender and my bump is more prominent. Is it permanent? I'm scared. :(
Is the bump on my nose from a slight injury going to be permanent? (photo)
Doctor Answers 2
Bump following injury
Hopefully it is just swelling from the laceration and the trauma to your nose. Was there a bump there before you had it hit? I would wait until all the swelling has settled, but you could see a rhinoplastic facial plastic surgeon during the healing period as sometimes an injection of steriod can be benefitial to improve the thickness.