Will infection around nasal incision lead to extra scarring or deformity later? (photos)
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Infection around nasal incision
Thank you for your question. You must address this concern with your primary surgeon immediately as there may be an underlying bacterial infection requiring a course of oral antibiotics. I agree with the topical Mupirocen ointment. An untreated bacterial infection can lead to a severe deformity. I hope you find this information helpful. Best wishes in your recovery!
James Fernau, MD, FACS
Board Certified ENT
Board Certified Plastic Surgery
Member of ASPS, ASAPS, ISAPS, The Rhinoplasty Society, AAFPRS, OTO/HNS, ASLMS
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