What Can I Take to Reduce the Swelling After a Rhinoplasty and a Deep Chemical Peel. The Peel Was Done a Week After the Surgery?

Is been a week since I got a rhinoplasty and my nose is swollen, and I just got a deep chemical peel. I know my nose is going to be swollen for some time, but with the chemical peel I feel like my nose is going to stay swollen for a longer period untill I could feel ok going out in public. What can I take to reduce the swelling? Will eating alot of pineapple or taking Arnica Montana help? and will it have any bad affects because of the chemical peel.

Doctor Answers 2

Deep Chemical Clean At 1 Week After Your Rhinoplasty

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A deep chemical peel at one week after a rhinoplasty is not a good choice. I recommend that you contact your surgeon as soon as possible for an in-person examination to be able to assess the level of swelling you are expressing and then the appropriate remedy will be advised.

I hope this helps.

Thank you for your inquiry.

The best of luck to you.

Dr. Sajjadian

Orange County Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 205 reviews

Rhino & Peel

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Better call your surgeon today and discuss your immediate post-operative care for your combination rhinoplasty and facial chemical peel.

Robert Shumway, MD
San Diego Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 12 reviews

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