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Broken Nose - 7 Signs You are Suffering from it

Dr. Dhirendra Singh Kushwah 85% (62 ratings)
MBBS, MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, New Delhi  •  17 years experience
Broken Nose - 7 Signs You are Suffering from it

A broken nose is any crack or fracture in the bony portion of the nose. This is usually a result of external trauma.

Nasal fractures are often cited as the most common type of facial fracture, accounting for approximately half of all facial fractures in several studies.

Broken Nose Causes:

Common sources of trauma include the following:

  1. Sports injuries

  2. Personal fights

  3. Motor vehicle accidents

  4. Falls

  5. In children, nasal fractures are most commonly due to falls.

Broken Nose Symptoms:

  1. Tenderness when touching the nose

  2. Swelling of the nose or face

  3. Bruised nose

  4. Bruising under the eyes (black eye)

  5. Deformity of the nose (crooked nose)

  6. Nosebleed

  7. Pain and difficulty breathing out of the nostrils

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult the doctor and ask a free question.

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