I'm 3 and a half months post op, and got a slight bump to my nose. Will the bone and cartilage be well settled?
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3 months post op, some advices:
Swelling time after a rhinoplasty depends of the surgery complexity (Ex.: Rhinoplasty with nasal controled nasal bones fracture (osteotomy) will have greater inflammation than one in which only the nasal tip treatment).
But, generally 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.-
After three months will the bone be settled.
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Congrats on your rhinoplasty, alyazmalim! It is hard to tell if the bump is "normal" or not because it really depends on what kind of rhinoplasty you had. Sometimes rhinoplasty surgeons may place cartilage grafts over the dorsum and sometimes this can be felt as a "bump." Everyone heals differently and sometimes swelling doesn't really settle down until after a year from surgery. Maintaining follow up with your plastic surgeon is important and your concerns can be addressed in person. Best of luck MMT
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