Should I be worried about this post op 3 days closed rhinoplasty? (Photo)
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3 days post op, some advices:
after a rhinoplasty. Swelling after a rhinoplasty depends of the surgery complexity. In this regard, the nasal swelling Post-op It can last from two weeks to two months. To reduce this swelling, I recommend you perform delicates daily lymphatic drainage massage therapy over the face (around the nose) avoid sun exposure, and take pain/inflamation pills, as your surgeron precribe you. Kind regards, Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-
Rhinoplasty and swelling
3 days after rhinoplasty
I would not worry too much about your closed nostril until your nasal cast comes off. I would follow up with your surgeon to have your cast removed when they fill it is appropriate (usually about 7 days after surgery). Your nostril could be narrowed due to the compression of the cast. Also regarding a retracted columella; this is difficult to evaluate so early in your recovery. Best of luck.
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