I had rhinoplasty 7 weeks ago and keep getting a throbbing sensation to my nose?
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7 weeks post surgery
Thank you very much for enquire.
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.
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-
Post op throbbing
It is not uncommon to be experience swelling, which can cause "throbbing", and discomfort at 7 weeks post op. If it doesn't improve then schedule an appointment to see your surgeon, but it can take anywhere from 6 months to a year for your final results so be patient.
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