Dorsal hump still same size as prior to rhinoplasty.
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Doctor Answers 3
Swelling after a rhinoplasty
Thank you for your question. It's hard to say what you're seeing is but It could be just swelling because it is so early. Give it time and see how it heals. Follow up with your surgeon as scheduled. Good luck.
Thank you for your question.
What you are experiencing is not uncommon. At only 1 week out, your nose is likely significantly swollen, and that will obscure the result until the swelling settles. It's difficult to be patient, but that's what's necessary after rhinoplasty surgery. I would continue to follow closely with your doctor and follow their recommendations. If your swelling gets worse, it's best to contact your surgeon to discuss the issue and see what can be done about it.
Dr. Michael Epstein
MAE Plastic Surgery
Dorsal Hump 1 weeks out
Hello and thank you for your question. After a large dorsal hump is removed, quite a bit of firm soft tissue swelling occurs, especially if your cast was just removed. Typically this area is also quite tender. Often times I'll have patients tape this area at night for up to 2 months in order to get the edema or swelling to subside and prevent formation of irregular scar tissue. I'm sure a quick call to your surgeon will alleviate your concerns.
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