Q-Tip + Rhinoplasty

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Why does the saline solution dry and burn my nasal passage after a septorhinoplasty?

Day5 Post-Op, my doctor suggests I clean my nasal passages with saline after Day1. I've been dipping a Q-tip in the Ocean Saline Nasal Spray to clean... READ MORE

Q-tip Cleaning After Open Rhinoseptoplasty?

I cleaned a dried booger out of my nose with a q-tip 10 weeks after surgery. Any chance I could of hurt the graft work? I did not think I was rough... READ MORE

I've been carefully cleaning my nose with a Q-tip. I'm paranoid after reading other posts, is it damaging? (photo)

It's been 4 weeks since my surgery. I had bridge narrowed, hump reduced, tip supported. I love my refined nose (and chin)! Since one week ago every... READ MORE

Could my method of blackhead removal cause any damage 5 weeks post Rhinoplasty?

I am 5 weeks post rhinoplasty and have clogged pores and blackheads. I have been using an astringent applied with a cotton pad. Today, I ran out of... READ MORE

Can shoving Q-tips up the nose fix a deviated septum?

I have a deviated septum and was googling it. I don't want to get surgery (and I trust you surgeons to answer this honestly) could I fix my deviated... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty Sutures Bleeding Deep Inside Nose After Using Q-tips?

I had a rhinoplasty 7 days ago to correct a crooked nose my cast was taken off nose was cleaned and i flew back home everything was fine I decided to... READ MORE

How do I clean my nose 1 week post-op?

My surgeon did suggest a saline rinse, but what do I do after I rinse my nose? Do I stick a q-tip in to get the blood out? Do I just let it be? I... READ MORE

Did I accidentally remove a piece of cartilage from my nose 3 months after rhinoplasty?

3 months after my rhinoplasty i was trying to get some mucus out of my nose, i've been useing qtips to get rid of the mucus and has worked wonders so... READ MORE

What Kind of Examination Do You Plastic Surgeons Generally Perform to Check if the Nose Has Been Damaged?

What will my surgeon examine if I go for a check up? I had rhinoplasty 4 weeks ago and I think I hurt my nose by playing with a Q-tip inside my nose.... READ MORE

1 month after septorhinoplasty and turbinate reduction, I am bleeding very little when I clean my nose with q-tips, why?

1 month after rhinoplasty/septoplasty and turbulence reduction, I am bleeding very little when I clean my nose with q-tips, why? I seen my doctor... READ MORE

Pulled out a dissolvable stitch after Rhinoplasty (two weeks post operation). Could it effect my rhinoplasty results??

Hello, I am two weeks post-op and today was gently touching my nose, then felt something inside my nose and decided to pull it out (thought it was... READ MORE

Holes in nose after rhinoplasty?

It's been about 1 1/2 weeks since rhinoplasty.This morning I was cleaning my nose with hydrogen peroxide, and when I put the q-tip in to clean my left... READ MORE

A little blood on the Q tip after cleaning, three month after rhinoplasty. Is this normal?

Hello. It was three month after rhinoplasty . And i wake up in the morning,ny nose was a bit staffy, so i took the qtip as ussal, clean what inside,... READ MORE

I have a sinus infection 3 months after Rhino/Septoplasty. Will this affect my result?

Hi I just had my Rhinoplasty 3 months ago & I developed a sinus infection I am currently on Z-pak I'm trying not to blow my nose & using q-tips only... READ MORE

Internal damage to nose with q-tip 18 months post tip rhinoplasty?

Hello Drs, this morning I removed a rather big white crust from one of my nostrils. This had been bothering me/itching for days. There was some... READ MORE

Weird scab unknown thing came out of my nose! Really scared! (Photo)

Hello I had a weird thing on my right nostril for about a week. I noticed it while cleaning my nose. Every time I touched it with a q-tip it would... READ MORE

Blocked nasal passage. Is it possible this is a narrowing of the middle bridge or swelling? (Photo)

I am experiencing left side blocked nasal breathing. The issue is resolved if I insert a Q Tip into my nose mid way and spread the middle of the nose.... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty & fixed deviated septum. Is it OK for me to clean my nostrils with a Q-tip?

Hi I had rhinoplasty and fixed my deviated septum on Aug. 1, 2014, is it ok for me to clean out my nostrils with a Q-tip. I as well have returned back... READ MORE

Can I use cotton swabs to clear my nose, 18 months post Rhinoplasty? (photos)

My nose is always swollen after blowing my nose, espicially the tip. So I decided to clear my nose with q-tips just to avoid hand touching it. Does... READ MORE

Scratched my nose with a q-tip after my cast has been removed. I am 4 days from my surgery. also applied make up

4days ago they performed breaking of bones , grafting cartilage into my tip also my tip has sutures and i have a high end silicon on my bridge i have... READ MORE

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