Nasal Septal Hematoma

A nasal septal hematoma happens when blood collects in your nasal septum. It usually occurs following nasal trauma. The traumatized area feels painful and is often swollen and bruised.

Nasal septal hematoma can be accompanied by nasal fracture.
  • Symptoms
  • Blocked nose

    common

    Face swelling

    • One side

    common

    Skin rash and redness

    • At face

    common

    Facial pain

    • Nasal

    or Face is sore to touch

    • Nasal

    common

    Runny nose

    • One side

    Fever

    • Greater than or equal to 38°C (100.4°F), Less than 38°C (100. 4°F)

    Nosebleed

  • Risk factors
  • Trauma to nose

    Recent nasal procedure

  • Treatment
  • To avoid unwanted complications, a nasal septal hematoma has to be urgently drained by your doctor.
  • Recommended specialist
  • If you have Nasal Septal Hematoma, then a visit to an ENT specialist is highly recommended.

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