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4 weeks post op closed rhinoplasty. Hump returned or swelling? (photos)

I've attached photos. Will the latest profile remain or will the hump reduce and straighten?

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Rhinoplasty

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It takes weeks to months for all the swelling to subside.  Contact your surgeon for an exam to discuss your recovery.


Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Post rhinoplasty

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I inform patients that it takes close to a year for all the swelling to resolve after a rhinoplasty.

Philip L. Sonderman, MD
Milwaukee Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty swelling

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You are still experiencing swelling which can take up to 6-12 months following a rhinoplasty procedure.  If you have concerns you should contact your surgeon to discuss your concerns.

Ronald J. Edelson, MD
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

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