Rhinoplasty stitches.

1.5 weeks post rhinoplasty i tried to sniffle , the kind where you subconsciously close one nostril by moving you mouth to the side. i had pain on the side of nose mid way down like i tore a stitch. i did speak to my surgeon he said as long as there is no swelling or bleeding it should be fine. but i am still experiencing discomfort in that area 5 days later. no swelling just twinges of pain every now and then. will this heal correctly? looks okay?

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Stitches after rhinoplasty

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thanks for your question. There are usually some dissolving stitches after rhinoplasty and the area remains tender for a while. You're probably fine. See your surgeon per routine and they will take a look

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