Estrogen and its Effects on Female Facial Appearance

Patient

Q: Will taking estrogen or birth control make my bulbous nose thinner? I've already had 3 rhinoplasties that did nothing to the tip of my nose that has thick, fatty, oily skin?

Symptoms:  Bulbous, wide nose
Doctor

A:   Hello. Welcome to Ask The Doctor.
No estrogen won't help in getting a thinner nose.
There is no indication of using Estrogens for this purpose.
They have a long list of adverse effects.
So they should only be taken under medical supervision.
Rhinoplasty can only help you in getting a desired shape of the nose but as you have already seen that these surgeries have their own limitations.
I hope it helps.
Stay Healthy.

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