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Nose Injuries (cont.)

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Preparing For Your Appointment

To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.

You can help your doctor diagnose and treat your condition by being prepared to answer the following questions:

  • What are your main symptoms? How long have you had your symptoms?
  • How and when did an injury occur? How was it treated?
  • Have you had a nose injury in the past?
    • Was your injury checked by a doctor? What was the diagnosis?
    • How was your injury treated?
    • Do you have any continuing problems because of the previous injury?
  • What activities related to sports, work, or your lifestyle make your symptoms better or worse?
  • Do you think activities related to your job or hobbies caused your symptoms?
  • Was this injury intentionally caused by another person?
  • Was the use of alcohol or drugs involved in your injury?
  • What home treatment measures have you tried? Did they help?
  • What nonprescription medicines have you tried? Did they help?
  • Do you have any health risks?

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