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Is rhinophyma serious?

Rhinophyma can obstruct the nasal passages and interfere with breathing. People with rhinophyma may feel embarrassed about their condition. However, several surgical treatment options exist that can offer good results, and the condition is not life-threatening and does not lead to very serious complications.

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