Location: New York, NY
Member since 8/13/2011


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Reviews & Stories

Bad Infection - New York, NY

Had it put in my nose along with cartilage grafts from my ears. Within a few weeks it got infected and a big abscess formed on my nose near my right eye. It was cultured and drained. I was on Bactrim twice, Cipro and now Levaquin. Also using topical Mupirocin. The abscess is still there one month later and still draining. So now the Doctor wants to go in and remove all my grafts and the... READ MORE

Questions from ChristopherpBoxer

Abscess On Nose After Cartilage Graft & Alloderm. Should I Have It Removed and Repeated Later?

I had a revision Rhino using ear cartilage & Alloderm. I had a crooked flat saddle nose. Within a few weeks it got infected & an abscess formed on my nose near my right... READ MORE

Recent comments from ChristopherpBoxer

What my physician feels caused the infection was from the hospital. The PA filled a plastic cup with water from the sink and dipped the packing in it before inserting in my nose. She did not wear any gloves. The cultured bacteria came... READ COMMENT

What may have been the cause was on the ride home from hospital I vomited which caused severe bleeding down my throat & out the nose. After bleeding severly for over an hour my surgeon had me go to ER. The ER Pphysician Assistant packed... READ COMMENT