Q-Tip + Rhinoplasty

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Q-tip Cleaning After Open Rhinoseptoplasty?

I cleaned a dried booger out of my nose with a q-tip 10 weeks after surgery. Any chance I could of hurt the graft work? I did not think I was rough... READ MORE

Why does the saline solution dry and burn my nasal passage after a septorhinoplasty?

Day5 Post-Op, my doctor suggests I clean my nasal passages with saline after Day1. I've been dipping a Q-tip in the Ocean Saline Nasal Spray to clean... READ MORE

I've been carefully cleaning my nose with a Q-tip. I'm paranoid after reading other posts, is it damaging? (photo)

It's been 4 weeks since my surgery. I had bridge narrowed, hump reduced, tip supported. I love my refined nose (and chin)! Since one week ago every... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty Sutures Bleeding Deep Inside Nose After Using Q-tips?

I had a rhinoplasty 7 days ago to correct a crooked nose my cast was taken off nose was cleaned and i flew back home everything was fine I decided to... READ MORE

Could my method of blackhead removal cause any damage 5 weeks post Rhinoplasty?

I am 5 weeks post rhinoplasty and have clogged pores and blackheads. I have been using an astringent applied with a cotton pad. Today, I ran out of... READ MORE

How do I clean my nose 1 week post-op?

My surgeon did suggest a saline rinse, but what do I do after I rinse my nose? Do I stick a q-tip in to get the blood out? Do I just let it be? I... READ MORE

Can shoving Q-tips up the nose fix a deviated septum?

I have a deviated septum and was googling it. I don't want to get surgery (and I trust you surgeons to answer this honestly) could I fix my deviated... READ MORE

What Kind of Examination Do You Plastic Surgeons Generally Perform to Check if the Nose Has Been Damaged?

What will my surgeon examine if I go for a check up? I had rhinoplasty 4 weeks ago and I think I hurt my nose by playing with a Q-tip inside my nose.... READ MORE

1 month after septorhinoplasty and turbinate reduction, I am bleeding very little when I clean my nose with q-tips, why?

1 month after rhinoplasty/septoplasty and turbulence reduction, I am bleeding very little when I clean my nose with q-tips, why? I seen my doctor... READ MORE

Did I accidentally remove a piece of cartilage from my nose 3 months after rhinoplasty?

3 months after my rhinoplasty i was trying to get some mucus out of my nose, i've been useing qtips to get rid of the mucus and has worked wonders so... READ MORE

Pulled out a dissolvable stitch after Rhinoplasty (two weeks post operation). Could it effect my rhinoplasty results??

Hello, I am two weeks post-op and today was gently touching my nose, then felt something inside my nose and decided to pull it out (thought it was... READ MORE

I have a sinus infection 3 months after Rhino/Septoplasty. Will this affect my result?

Hi I just had my Rhinoplasty 3 months ago & I developed a sinus infection I am currently on Z-pak I'm trying not to blow my nose & using q-tips only... READ MORE

Internal damage to nose with q-tip 18 months post tip rhinoplasty?

Hello Drs, this morning I removed a rather big white crust from one of my nostrils. This had been bothering me/itching for days. There was some... READ MORE

Blocked nasal passage. Is it possible this is a narrowing of the middle bridge or swelling? (Photo)

I am experiencing left side blocked nasal breathing. The issue is resolved if I insert a Q Tip into my nose mid way and spread the middle of the nose.... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty & fixed deviated septum. Is it OK for me to clean my nostrils with a Q-tip?

Hi I had rhinoplasty and fixed my deviated septum on Aug. 1, 2014, is it ok for me to clean out my nostrils with a Q-tip. I as well have returned back... READ MORE

A little blood on the Q tip after cleaning, three month after rhinoplasty. Is this normal?

Hello. It was three month after rhinoplasty . And i wake up in the morning,ny nose was a bit staffy, so i took the qtip as ussal, clean what inside,... READ MORE

Holes in nose after rhinoplasty?

It's been about 1 1/2 weeks since rhinoplasty.This morning I was cleaning my nose with hydrogen peroxide, and when I put the q-tip in to clean my left... READ MORE

Can I use cotton swabs to clear my nose, 18 months post Rhinoplasty? (photos)

My nose is always swollen after blowing my nose, espicially the tip. So I decided to clear my nose with q-tips just to avoid hand touching it. Does... READ MORE

Scratched my nose with a q-tip after my cast has been removed. I am 4 days from my surgery. also applied make up

4days ago they performed breaking of bones , grafting cartilage into my tip also my tip has sutures and i have a high end silicon on my bridge i have... READ MORE

I have glue stain on my nose after surgery. Can anyone suggest me a really easy way to get rid of it?

I had a rhinoplasty done six weeks ago which included a hump removal.After rhinoplasty I am left with a glue stain on the upper part of the nose where... READ MORE

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