It's possible to have puffiness after a rhinoplasty from a cold or even drinking alcohol. Give it a full six weeks and reassess.
Got a Cold Three Weeks Post Rhinoplasty. All of a Sudden Left Side of Mid Nose Looks Swollen Puffy?
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Three Weeks Post Rhinoplasty. All of a Sudden Left Side of Mid Nose Looks Swollen Puffy?
Post rhinoplasty swelling after catching a cold!
Since you’re experiencing a sudden swelling on one side of your nose after a cold, it is best to see your rhinoplasty surgeon for treatment. You might have an infection appears to be a swelling. Good luck and good healing, Dr. Sadati…
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