Hello, I just went for my 6-week post op check up with my doctor and he prescribed Keflex for a small bump that appeared suddenly last week. He thinks it's an infection. Any idea how long until I should see the bump go away? I'm taking 750mg of Keflex 2/day for 7 days.... Thanks!
How Long Before Post-Rhino Bump Goes Away?
Doctor Answers (3)
Infection and rhinoplasty
It is very rare to have an infection after a rhinoplasty. Do you have grafts? or implants? If it is a mild infection, it should resolve in a few days. Keep close contact with your surgeon.
Infection after rhinoplasty
Infection is very uncommon after rhinoplasty, though can pose a big problem for implants and cartilage grafts. You should start to see a response from your antibiotics within 48 hours if infection is the cause for the bump or swelling.
Best of luck,
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Bump post rhinoplasty
stay in close contact with your plastic surgeon. The infection if present should resolve quickly. swelling should improve. if not, additional treatment may be required.
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