I got hit in the nose the other day by the top if my dogs head. It never bled or really even hurt i heard a small cracking sound and assumed it was cartilage shifting. I iced it went to the doc who said it all looked fine but never x-rayed it. I now have a very minor bump on one side where the cartilage connects to the bone its a bit higher than the other side. Will this go away? Its been over three weeks and I think its getting smaller people don't notice it but I still can tell its a bit off.
Small Bump on the Nose From Injury- Is It Permanent?
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Bump to Nose
It is possible that you have a small fracture. You should see a board certified plastic surgeon or facial plastic surgeon immediately for a second examination and xray. If the fracture is displaced it may still be reduced and treated via a closed reduction at this time. The fracture has only begun to heal so don't wait more than a day or two because if surgery is required it will be a bigger procedure.