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How Can I Help Reduce Columella & Tip Swelling Post Rhinoplasty?

While I know the healing process takes months, especially for open procedures such as mine, I would like to know if there is anything I can do to... READ MORE

Septoplasty Side Effects - Dorsal Augmentation, Turbinate Reduction

I have posted a few questions on this site regarding septoplasty and dorsal augmentation. I will be getting both in junction with turbinate reduction.... READ MORE

I Had a Septoplasty Resulting in an External Nasal Valve Collapse. Is There a Possiblity It Will Eventually Heal Itself?

Three years ago I had a septoplasty. I had no trouble breathing during the day, but a little bit at night with occasional snoring. Right after the... READ MORE

My Septum Cartilage Appears to Be Exposed Within my Nose Following Septoplasty (One Week Ago). Is This Normal?

My healing process seems generally in line with the usual experience. However last night I took a peak into my right nostril and noticed a white... READ MORE

Swelling at 10 Months Rhinoplasty Post-op?

I had septo-rhinoplasty back in June 2011. My nose is still pretty swollen, especially at the tip. I know this is normal, but it just seems like... READ MORE

Is It Swelling or is my Nose Healing This Way?

Septoplasty on Tuesday... Is this how my nose is healing or is this just swelling? I had my deviated septum fixed on Tuesday and it is now Friday, the... READ MORE

Deviated Nose Tip After Rhinoplasty?

I had a septo-rhinoplasty 6 days ago to correct a deviated nose septum and to straighten my nose. Yesterday when my doctor removed the cast on my... READ MORE

Post Septoplasty - Could Facial Have Harmed Nose

Hello all, I had a septoplasty with a rhinoplasty in march of 2010. I healed very quickly, in about a month. I began to realize that my nose is a bit... READ MORE

Why is the Tip of my Nose So Swollen After Septoplasty?

I broke my nose in Aug, in Sept., I had a septoplasty, submucosal turbinectomy & polyps removed. Everything I look up says that a Rhinoplasty... READ MORE

How to Alleviate Congestion After Septoplasty?

I had septoplasty a week ago and while I appear to be healing fine, the nasal congestion at night is unbearable. I can only get a few hours sleep as I... READ MORE

Just Had a Septorhinoplasty, How Long Till I Will Feel Better?

I just had a Septorhinoplasty at sick kids hospital today. I'm 16 years old. How long until I will feel better? Until I should return to school? Would... READ MORE

Had Septorhiniplasty 8/17. Can I Go Back to School 8/29?

I had a deviated septum so I had it fixed, and a bump in my nose filed d own too, I'm 15 and am starting school on Wednesday the 29th. I had the... READ MORE

Annoying stitch remains in nose a little over 3 weeks post-septoplasty...can I trim it?

I had a septoplasty procedure on 4/22 - recovery went well and the nasal stents came out 2 weeks post-op. I am breathing and healing great...but this... READ MORE

Is my nose healing well after rhinoplasty / septoplasty? (photos)

I had these proceedures done almost two months ago and feel that my nose looks and feels worse than before. It was broken about 8 months ago and was... READ MORE

Septoplasty, turbinate reduction. My nose is stuffed and my throat is filled with phlegm. Is this part of the healing process?

I had the above surgery 5 weeks ago but but now I feel like I did pre-op. Stuffed up nose and my throat filling with phlegm. is is part of the healing... READ MORE

I am 6 wks septoplasty post op. Would direct exposure with pepper spray cause a problem?

Swelling has steadily decreased and slight bleeding when removing excess mucus with tissue from open skin is healing. What would you advise for the... READ MORE

It is 7 Days After my Septoplasty and I Think I Have Accidently Pulled out Internal Sutures?

I have a lot of dried blood up my nose - especially one nostril and could not help but try to pick it off. One large scab seemed to come away and i... READ MORE

How is my nose healing properly after septoplasty/turbinectomy with NO stitches, packing, or splints?

About a week ago, I had a septoplasty and turbinectomy. Beforehand, I had read up on it and so I was expecting dissolvable packing, splints, stitches,... READ MORE

After my Septoplasty and Correction of the Shape of my Nose, I Have a Weird Sensation?

I am having an odd sensation when lifting my eyebrows. I have no numbness at all but feel like my eye brows are pulling on tissue that is stiff on the... READ MORE

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