What is the Best Antibiotic for Nasal Implant Infection?

What is the Best Antibiotic for Nasal Implant Infection?

Doctor Answers 3

Nasal Implant Infection

Typically when you have infection of a synthetic implant it needs to be removed but  it can be replaced with your own cartilage.

Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Nasal implant infection

If a nasal implant has become infected, antibiotics are not usually helpful. The implant commonly has to be removed.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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Infected Nasal Implant

It is difficult to say, but often if a nasal implant is infected and has failed a course of orla antiniotics I recommend a removal of the implant. 

Jonathan Weiler, MD
Baton Rouge Plastic Surgeon
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