Signs & Symptoms Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Nasal Trauma
Signs and Symptoms

Signs of nasal trauma may include:

  • Nasal swelling or pain
  • Epistaxis, or nasal bleeding
  • Difficulty breathing through your nose
  • Misshapen nose
  • Bruising around the eyes

If you think you have sustained some type of nasal fracture, you should see a doctor immediately.

UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.

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