Pimple on nose before revision rhinoplasty?

I'm supposed to have a revision rhinoplasty in 2 days and I feel a pimple forming on my alar rim. Will this be an issue?

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Acne and Rhinoplasty

In general, acne lesions near the incision should be avoided at time of surgery as bacteria from the lesion can create issues with the incision.  It's difficult to tell what you mean by alar rim, but reviewing this with your surgeon is the best advice I can give you.  If it's not close to the incision, and small, it might be fine. 

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