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Bad Nose Job All Around, Can This Be Fixed? (photo)

I think I made the biggest mistake in having rhinoplasty. I had a nice nose before but wanted some refinement. So far after 3 weeks and 2 days (I know... READ MORE

How To Deal With Scabs After Rhinoplasty?

Hi I had an open rhinoplasty a month ago and have uncomfortable crusts and/or scabs in my nostrils that make me feel stuffy. I think I wasn't... READ MORE

What Are My Options If I Can't Breathe AT ALL Through Nose 3 Months Post-op?

My breathing feels stuffy and dry all the time. It's as if I need to blow something out of my nose but nothing comes out. My ENT said I have a... READ MORE

How to Alleviate Congestion?

I am 9 days post op and my nose feels so stuffy. It is so hard for me to breath through it, and my mouth get unbelievable dry, especially at night. Is... READ MORE

Very Stuffy 9 Weeks After Rhinoplasty?

I had my rhinoplasty 9 weeks ago. I use my saline rinse every night. The saline doesn't even flow through to the other side, it comes back out the... READ MORE

How Long Should You Feel Stuffy After Rhinoplasty?

It's already been two months and people still say that they can hear me breathing and my nose sounds stuffy. I started using saline spray but i don't... READ MORE

I Had Surgery Yesterday, Every Time I Swallow, my Nose Exhales?

I can't breathe at all from one nostril. And the other one is stuffy, and every time I swallow, the nostril exhales (opposite of sniff) and I can hear... READ MORE

Breathing Problems After Rhinoplasty and Septoplasty?

Hi! I got Septoplasty + Rhinoplasty done last August. I noticed that in my left nostril, I can't breathe as well as my right. I always did have issues... READ MORE

Is Feeling Woody and Stuffy Normal?

I had septorhinoplasty 2 months ago I still feel woody and stuffy down near the tip area. I can also feel a lump like thingy on the sides bridge of... READ MORE

I Had a Rhinoplasty a Few Days Ago, As Well As Graft Work Done. Will Sniffing with my Stuffy Nose Be a Bad Idea?

I had this surgery in order to fix some nasal valve collapse I was having. I still have my cast on and I am cleaning my nose with a q tip every day.... READ MORE

Is a stuffy nose (often) 1 year, plus 3 months post Rhinoplasty normal?

I had my Rhinoplasty in Oct of 2012 - the swelling is almost all gone. The tip of my nose is still a little hard. I'm having issues breathing. Every... READ MORE

Very stuffy nose after rhinoplasty resulting in inward pull of nostrils whilst swallowing, is this okay?

I had rhinoplasty (bone + nostrils were thinned & columellar strut + cartilage on tip were inserted). My nose has been extremely congested. When I... READ MORE

One Side of Nose Isn't Functioning at All After Rhinoplasty?

I had rhinoplasty to reduce the hump using osteotomies and raise the tip. Doctor removed the tampons the next morning, and I couldn't breathe at all... READ MORE

Should my nose be able to drain right, almost a year after rhinoplasty/septoplasty?

I had a rhinoplasty and septoplasty procedure done last march (2013). Almost a year ago. No matter how stuffy my nose is, it won't drain, even when I... READ MORE

How can I get rid of stuffed nose 8 days post rhinoplasty?

Hello I am 8 days post my rhinoplasty and I have crusting contributing to the blockage of my nose. My doctor told me to remove all the crust by using... READ MORE

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