Broken Nose

Broken Nose

It is define as the crack and fracture in the nasal bones it is mostly occur in bone which from the bridge of the nose.


Below mention are the sign and symptoms of nose fracture:Broken Nose symptoms treatment

  • Bleeding from the nose
  • Swelling over the affected area
  • Bruising
  • Pain and tenderness
  • Nasal discharge
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Deformity of nose
  • Difficulty in breathing

Causes of broken nose include:

  • Falls
  • Accidents by vehicles
  • Sports injury

If left untreated it may cause the following complications:

  • Cartilage fracture
  • Deviated nasal septum
  • Collection of blood called septal hematoma
  • Nasal obstruction

After taking history and conducting a physical examination your doctor might recommend the following test to check the extend of disease:

  • X-ray of nose and head
  • Ct scan of nose and head
  • Blood test

Severe damage to the bone required urgent treatment otherwise mile crack may resolve on its own. Treatment option includes:

  • Manual realignment of the broken bones
  • Surgical realignment by reconstructive surgery
Lifestyle and Home Remedies

Home remedies include:

  • Using icing pads over affected area to reduce the swelling
  • Restrict your movement
  • Take painkiller
  • Keep your head in upright position
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