Gisela Juarez was told she may have a vascular tumor after undergoing two nose jobs.

By Julie Mazziotta
November 12, 2019
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A mom of three is worried about the worst-case scenario after learning that she may have a tumor growing in her nose.

Years after Gisela Juarez underwent her second nose job, her nose suddenly started growing bigger and became painful to the touch.

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“Fast forward eight years, and I start noticing that my nose started changing,” she told the Botched doctors in this clip from Monday’s episode. “The tip kept looking rounder and rounder, and that’s when I thought, ‘something’s not okay.’ Especially when I felt, the tip of my nose was hurting. It hurts and it makes my eyes water.”

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Dr. Paul Nassif immediately told Juarez, “I don’t really like the sound of that.”

“When I hear the history of a patient developing pain years after surgery, I’m thinking is it an infection, some inflammatory process or is it a tumor underneath the skin,” he explained.

Juarez said she went to see a specialist, but they had no answer for her pain.

“He says, ‘I don’t know what you do have. You may be a reportable case, young lady,’ ” she recalled.

“No one likes to hear ‘I don’t know,’ or ‘You may have a reportable case,’ because it potentially means that you have an undiagnosable, or even untreatable condition,” Dr. Terry Dubrow said.

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Juarez said that the specialist told her it could be a vascular tumor.

“I want to be okay,” she told the doctors, while tearing up. “I have three daughters, and the youngest is 7 months old, and I want to be healthy for them.”

“The thought of having a tumor on the tip of my nose — I don’t want to have to think that.”

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Nassif said they’ll start with a physical exam to see what’s going on.

“Obviously that’s scary for anyone,” he added. “Your nose starts growing all of a sudden. It’s not the most routine thing we hear.”

Botched airs Monday at 10 p.m. on E!

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