Picking + Rhinoplasty

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Is It Possible to Change Shape of Your Nose Through Constant Picking?

I became obsessed with making sure my nose was clean and found myself always picking it as I hated the feeling of something in my nose. It got so bad... READ MORE

Does Nose-picking Enlarge the Nose / Nostrils / Affect Results of Healing Rhinoplasty?

On my 10th day post-op rhinoplasty (no grafts), I used a finger (!) to clean out scabs. I picked the nose for about 10 minutes straight and went past... READ MORE

I Got Rhinoplasty 7 Days Ago and I Keep Picking my Nose. Will I Get an Infection?

I got gore-tex on my bridge and ear cartilage on my tip and there are disolvable stiches in my nose. However, when I went to get my stitches out (from... READ MORE

Have I Ruined the Results of my Rhinoplasty by Picking at my Nose?

I had an open rhinoplasty and my cast and sutures came out 5 days later. Starting day 6, I began to retape my nose and touch it. I have also picked at... READ MORE

Can Picking Your Nose Shortly After a Rhinoplasty (1 Week) Increase Swelling?

I recently had a rhinoplasty surgery on April 27, and I've caught myself a few times picking or trying to dig at some left over build up or crust... READ MORE

Can I Pick my Nose After Rhinoplasty?

There is a lot of dried mucus in my nasal cavity that makes it difficult to breathe and is actually quite itchy. It's 14 days post op... Can I pick my... READ MORE

Had Rhinoplasty 8 Days Ago, Picked my Nose, Pulled Some Stitches. Would This Affect Final Result?

I was very careful with my nose but on the 8th day after op, the blood crusts were botthering me so i decided to pick them out gently, but accidently... READ MORE

Effect of Nose-picking on Nose Size?

Hello, I'm a medical student. I have a question to surgeons specializing in rhinoplasty. My brief search of the literature didn't give me any answers.... READ MORE

Can You Pick Your Nose After Rhinoplasty?

I'll admit it. In the past, if I felt like there may have been some surplus "gold in the mine," I'd send a finger in there for extraction. I have been... READ MORE

Just Got Rhinoplasty Done 6 Days Ago. Why Are my Nostrils Different Shape and Size Now?

I have been picking at scabs and blood in my nose can that effect the shape and size of my nostrils? Because when I first got m rhinoplasty they were... READ MORE

Is It Okay to Occasionally Pick Nose Three Months Post Reduction Rhinoplasty?

Is it okay to occasionally pick nose three months after undergoing a reduction rhinoplasty? Just the tip, less than an inch from the nasal openings.... READ MORE

2.5 Weeks Post-op and Picked my Nose Good - Swelling. What Should I Do?

Hi, i'm 2,5 weeks post-op so today (don't ask me why) i really picked inside my nose from the right nostril. I should mention that i really... READ MORE

Could Accidental Poking Nose with Qtip Cause Any Damage?

Hello i was wondering if i accidentally poked my nose with a qtip a little higher than the rim of the nostril if any type of damage could occur,... READ MORE

Pulled on Stitch by Accident 5 Days After Rhinoplasty?

Hi I'm 19 from Sydney and just had rhinoplasty 5 days ago. Today I went to pick a crust that irated me and I accident pulled on a stitch but didn't... READ MORE

Will Picking My Nose After Rhinoplasty Damage The Result?

I'm 15 days post-op and have several times woken up to myself picking my nose in my sleep! Now I worry that I have damaged the result? READ MORE

Peeling Nose Skin. Could Picking At it Damage Rhinoplasty Results?

Hello so earlier i had a piece of dry skin like sticking out outside of my nostril and i picked it a bit.... could picking at dry skin do anything to... READ MORE

Can Something Go Wrong 2 Years Post Op Rhinoplasty?

I am 2 years post rhinoplasty and i was wondering if anything could ruin my results at this point for example smoking, or picking it my nose, minor... READ MORE

Question About Excess Scarring in Tip Post Rhinoplasty

I once picked in my nose with a metal eye plucker to pull somting out then i hit the nose wall really hard. it hurt alot for a few days but didnt... READ MORE

Outer,lower Edge of Alar is 2-3 Mm Lower on One Side After Touching in Sleep

I had nose-lengthening rhinoplasty and also corrected over-exposed nostrils 7 weeks ago. ever since day 3 of surgery, after i caught myself picking my... READ MORE

Picking Nose After Minor Surgery?

I had a very minor procedure a week ago. i only need a piece of tape placed over the nose after my surgeon removed excess cartilage from my bridge. 3... READ MORE

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