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Hi broke my nose last week. have just returned from hospital

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Hi broke my nose last week. have just returned from hospital appointment. The dr said I can have a local anastetic and have the bump straightened. It was explained to me this needs to be done quickly before the bones start to refix. 2 questions , no 1 I am extremely nervous about the procedure , is the local injected internally into the nose and would some type of forceps be used. And no 2 question I have an existing bump on the bridge of my nose and I imagine that couldn't be straightened ?? Didn't ask these questions at the hospital . Wanted to get out of there as quickly as possible . Thanks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

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Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi I'm Dr. Phil

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Can I ask your first name?

Customer: Christina
Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi Christina

Dr. Phil, MD :

nice to meet you

Dr. Phil, MD :

1)yes, anesthetic is injected locally into the nose

Dr. Phil, MD :

2)yes a variety of tools including forceps are used

Dr. Phil, MD :

3)yes, they can fix the bump

Dr. Phil, MD :

just ask the surgeon before the procedure

Customer: Of dear I have my answer, I'm not going. The other bump was done a long time ago wouldn't it have to be reset?
Dr. Phil, MD :

yes, it would require additional surgery

Dr. Phil, MD :

why aren't you going?

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hello?

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hello?

Customer: Frightened of injection into nose not to mention forceps, y
Dr. Phil, MD :

you will experience very little pain

Dr. Phil, MD :

I think it will be fine

Customer: frightened of injection into nose and the thought of forceps .
Dr. Phil, MD :

don't worry

Dr. Phil, MD :

you will be okay

Dr. Phil, MD :

very little pain

Customer: Thanks dr but if it is too bad ,when swelling goes down I might go private and have a nose job . Regards Christin
Dr. Phil, MD :

no problem :)

Dr. Phil, MD :

that makes sense

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any more questions for me?

Customer: No thankyou
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you're welcome

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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