Blue stich found in nose a year and a half after Nose surgery. It's annoying can it be removed? Process? Likely outcome? (Photo)
Doctor Answers 3
I would recommend that you see a local surgeon experienced in rhinoplasty. There will be a small knot buried inside so you may need a small amount of local anaesthetic to remove it comfortably.
Suture Appears inside the Nose Post Septorhinoplasty
Sutures can sometimes appear through the skin or mucosa, even many years after a successful rhinoplasty. Simply visit your local rhinoplasty surgeon and ask for the suture to be removed. Best to have a professional remove it. Leaving it alone is not only annoying, but can often lead to local irritation or infection. You should not have any problems removing this suture longterm. Best wishes.
Suture at site
It is not unusual to have some dryness and irritation following a septoplasty. The blue suture should be able to be removed by any physician, if it indeed is a small suture. Often times the suture will simply pull out. If it is a problem to remove, and Otolaryngologist or plastic surgeon can remove it for you and evaluate the healing. Once the suture is out, the side effects that you mentioned should go away quickly. I hope this helps!
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