Third nasal surgery and had a septal graft alar rim infection. Will this heal or does it need treatment? (photo)
3 years ago
I am 6 post post op third nasal surgery and had a septal graft alar rim infection that took four months to heal. Now I still have a sore nasal cavity plus plus distorted alar region. I have a lo of scar tissue and discomfort and tenderness still. Does the area need treatment or will it get better on own?
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Nostril after rhinoplasty
- If there is thickened scar tissue, an injection with steroid or 5-FU can help out
- The tenderness should improve as the scar softens
- I would bring this up to your surgeon who should be able to help you
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