Infection after rhinoplasty? (Photo)
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2 weeks post op, some advices:
Thank you very much for enquire.
It's too early to make value judgments with only 2 weeks 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.-
This may be related to a suture. You are best to discuss this with your surgeon. Best of luck........
Pustule after rhinoplasty
Hard to tell if this is a true infection. Often this is an area where long lasting sutures are placed to support the tip. These long lasting sutures can create a little reaction around it. Of course, your surgeon knows the details of the operation so I would start by asking them first. good luck.
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