2 weeks post op septorhinoplasty. Hit nose tip and has been dull ache rest of evening. Did I injure nose permanently?
Doctor Answers 3
Trauma post op
2 weeks post op, some advices:
It's too early to make value judgments with only 2 weeks after a rhinoplasty.
Swelling after a rhinoplasty depends of the surgery complexity.
In this regard, the nasal swelling Post-op It can last from two weeks to two months.
To reduce this swelling, I recommend you perform delicates daily lymphatic drainage massage therapy over the face (around the nose) avoid sun exposure, and take pain/inflamation pills, as your surgeron precribe you.
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-
Bump to the nose after rhinoplasty
Your nose should be built with the appropriate strength to handle bumps. Yes, while it is healing, it is not as strong. You should be cautious and avoid situations where you are more likely to be struck in the face (sports and crowds).
If there is no bleeding or change in shape there is likely no damage. Swelling on the inside can make breathing temporarily blocked. If you have any concern, you should be evaluated by your surgeon. Safety comes first.
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