A. With any surgical procedure are risks. Rhinoplasty ("nose job") is no different. However, they are infrequent and minimal. Further, the way each person heals can vary. That said, these infrequent risks include infection, prolonged swelling, nostril changes, cysts and increased capillaries, bleeding or allergic reactions can occur. During your initial consultation and pre-operative consultation, the surgeon and/or surgical staff should address these.