My nephew threw a little hard robber toy at me, it bumped into my right side of the nose, it Hurt a little, the pain is gone, I put some ice on the area, I don't see anything different with my nose, but I'm worried it might have ruined something inside :(.... Could it? Should I see my Dr. .?
I Hit my Nose 2 Weeks After Rhinoplasty, Could I Have Ruined It?
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Doctor Answers 6
Trauma To Nose After Rhinoplasty
If you receive some sort of trauma to the nose after a recent rhinoplasty, it is always a good idea to have it checked out by your surgeon. However, if the pain is gone, there is no swelling or visual change in the nose, then I doubt that accidental contact caused any structural changes. I hope this helps.
Trauma to nose after rhinoplasty
Trauma after rhinoplasty
I highly recommend you see your surgeon if you are concerned. He will examine you and make sure to give you the best advice possible. Best wishes, Dr. H
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I think you should be okay
If you haven't noticed any change in the way your nose looks after the injury, it is unlikely that the ball has caused any problems. My best advise would be to watch it closely, but only for the next few weeks. Trauma, like you have experienced should cause an immediate change and if you don't see a difference now, it should suddenly cause a difference as time goes on. Why not call your surgeon and have them take a good look at your nose with you.
Rhinoplasty post op
If you are in pain and there is additional swelling, the only way to be sure is to contact your surgeon and schedule an evaluation. best of luck!
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