Had Septo-rhinoplasty 8 Days Ago and Worried About my Nose After 'Bumping' It?

It wasn't very hard but what happened was my new boyfriend and I were kissing a lot last night, he knew I'd just had a rhinoplasty, but as inevitably happens my nose got brushed a few times with his while we were kissing and because the tip is still quite tender it hurt, my eyes didnt water or anything though. But it looked swollen afterwards :-/ Should I go to my surgeon for a nose examination? I didn't have any 'hard bang' on the nose so nothing would have been affected right?

Doctor Answers 3

Nasal trauma

You probably did not hurt anything.  See your surgeon if you are that concerned.  Donald R. Nunn MD  Atlanta Plastic Surgeon.

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Knocked post rhinoplasty

Be assured that it takes a lot of trauma to disrupt the results of surgery. There may be swelling due to the minor trauma but this will resolve with time If you are worried though you should seek the opinion of your surgeon

Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt, MBBS, FRACS
Sydney Plastic Surgeon
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Had Septo-rhinoplasty 8 Days Ago and Worried About my Nose After 'Bumping' It?

Many thanks for the question. Only your PS knows how extensive was the surgery and this will mainly decide if the damage has been done on not. without any pre op or post op pictures not much can be advised on line. I am sure you are safe.

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