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What Causes Numbness In Rhinoplasty And For How Long?

Numbness is actually a result of broken tissues and nerves in rhinoplasty process. It is always bound to happen after a rhinoplasty surgery. These tissues are swollen and are somewhat stiff thereby resulting in numbness which is one of the major side effect in rhinoplasty that is usually accompanied by a tingling sensational effect which is a positive sign that the nerves are trying to gain roots to grow back effectively, there is nothing to be afraid of. The numbness feeling usually takes a long period of time due to the broken tissues involved and it will last for up to 18 – 24 months or even more depending on the kind of rhinoplasty performed, afterwards you will gradually start to be relieved of the numbness feeling a clear victory that your tissues and nerves are healed and are now working perfectly.

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