Hit the Nose Post Rhinoplasty

Hi,I had closed Rhnioplasty 25 days ago (I had a bump on my nose I wanted it to be removed). My younger sister accidentally hit me on the tip of my nose, I felt a sharp pain but it went away after a few minutes. My nose didn’t swell and there was no blood. But I’m really worried that it might have affected my nose shape.

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Hit the Nose Post Rhinoplasty

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If the tip looks the same and you do not have a lot of new swelling after the hit, chances are you will be OK.

I would follow up with your surgeon to make sure with an examination.

Michel Siegel, MD


Houston Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 113 reviews

Nasal Trauma after Rhinoplasty

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If your surgery was 25 years ago, and your nose appears as it did prior to the surgery, I don't think that you have anything to worry about.  A few good signs include that it appears normal now, there was no bleeding after your underwent the nasal trauma, and you are not suffering from any long-term pain.  

Richard Ellenbogen, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

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