I have swelling around jawline and bulbous tip after Rhinoplasty. Any suggestions?
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Swelling after Rhinoplasty
Swelling expected 7 days following rhinoplasty
Swelling 7 days following rhinoplasty is expected. Within the anatomy of the nasal region, the tip often becomes more swollen then the rest of the nose. Swelling into the eyelid is especially common due to the frequency lateral nasal osteotomies. The loose thin skin of the eyelids are especially distensile and can swell shut. Jawline swelling is less common but still possible due to gravitational pull. Facial swelling following rhinoplasty is usually painless, soft, and self-limited. Deflation is significant at 2 weeks with most of your facial contours returning to baseline by 1 month. Unusual accompanying symptoms that should be brought to the prompt attention of your surgeon include tissue redness that spreads, fever, intense tissue warmth, and pain with progression.
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