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Can rubbing or pressing a towel on the face after washing the face cause changes in the facial bone structure?

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Posted on Fri, 20 Nov 2020
Question: Can rubbing or pressing a towel on face after washing face a little harder on face while in anger cause any flattening of facial bones or any moving of facial bones backward?
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Answered by Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Absolutely not, nothing to be worried

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Thank you for trusting us with your health concern

Pressing or rubbing towel against face will not cause any changes to your facial bones/features. Don't worry

Regards
Dr.Lekshmi
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Follow up: Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal (1 hour later)
So rubbing or pressing a towel a little harder on face (while in anger) after washing face cause any flattening of facial bones or any moving of facial bones backward? Forgot to clarify rubbing or pressing a towel a little harder on face. Thanks!
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Answered by Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal (6 hours later)
Brief Answer:
No risk at all

Detailed Answer:
Hi again,

However hard you had pressed/rubbed the towel against yiur face, there is no risk of facial bone moving backward.
Please do not worry.

Regards
Dr.Lekshmi
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Follow up: Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal (17 hours later)
Or any flattening of facial bones?
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Answered by Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal (5 hours later)
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
Hello again,

Pressing/rubbing with a towel will not cause flattening of facial bones. I would recommend you not to worry about this.

Regards
Dr.Lekshmi
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Follow up: Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal (18 minutes later)
Pressing/rubbing towel a little harder on face will not cause any flattening of facial bone, right?

of facial bones
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Answered by Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
Hi,

As mentioned previously it will not cause any bone changes.

Regards
Dr.Lekshmi
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Can rubbing or pressing a towel on the face after washing the face cause changes in the facial bone structure?

Brief Answer: Absolutely not, nothing to be worried Detailed Answer: Hello, Thank you for trusting us with your health concern Pressing or rubbing towel against face will not cause any changes to your facial bones/features. Don't worry Regards Dr.Lekshmi