Do you always need a steroid injection or kenalog injection post rhinoplasty? (photos)
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3 weeks is too early to judge your rhinoplasty results
At 3 weeks postop your nose is still going to be swollen. If you feel that your nose looks piglike, it is not uncommon for the nasal tip swelling to cause this appearance. A lot of this will decrease with time. I would hold off pushing any steroid injections at this point, but you should discuss this further with your surgeon.
Steroid Injection after Rhinoplasty
At 3 weeks post-op, it is only normal to have much swelling so please be patient. With regards to the use of steroid injection, it is also best to wait at least 2-3 months especially if you have a silicone implant in.
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