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What Questions Should I Ask an ENT Before Surgery on my Nose?

I'm planning to have surgery with an ENT doctor next month. He is fixing my deviated septum, my fractured nose (closed) and turbinate hyper trophy... READ MORE

Do Enlarged Lower Turbinates Always Show Up on a CT Scan?

I have been told that I need my lower turbinates cauterized, infractured, and a portion of them removed because they are enlarged and is blocking my... READ MORE

What is the Best Technique to Operate on Turbinates?

I have a deviated septum and enlarged turbinates (due to the deviation), I also have no tonsils and sometimes I feel very cold almost no filtration... READ MORE

Does the Reduction of One Inferior Turbinate Have Any Affect on an Untouched Turbinate on the Other Side?

According to the surgical report, the Dr. operated only on the right turbinate. Here is how the surgical report reads: "I went ahead and reduced... READ MORE

I Had Laser Surgery on my Nasal Turbinates, the Inflammation Returned After a Few Days and the Swelling Wont Go Back Down?

I had had it once in 2005 and the inflammation disappeared until my last few days at university where they re swelled. I had surgery again in February... READ MORE

What Are Your Diagnosis and Second Opinion? (photo)

I had swollen turbinates got turbinate surgery done and after 6 to 7 months again the turbinates are swollen.Before and after surgery my anterior... READ MORE

Strategy for Finding a Doctor Who Has Expertise in Treating Hypertrophied Turbinates?

I've had 5 surgeries for nasal congestion. The last surgery was a month ago. Things are better but I'm still congested. I had asked a similar question... READ MORE

What's the Difference Between an Enlarged Turbinate and a Polyp?

I want to know the difference between enlarge turbinate and polyp READ MORE

Should I be Put to Sleep to Have Turbinates Removed?

Hi, and thank you for the answers you docs have given me about the scar tissue inside my nose, and worrying about my results. I truly appreciate it. I... READ MORE

What is the "Roof" of the Nose "Coated" With? Is It Full of Nerves?

My upper part of the nose brige hurts(on one side only).It's very hard to localize it, but now I suspect the tender point is exactly UNDER the bone,... READ MORE

Would Enlarged IT or Moderate Nasal Valve Collapse Be More Likely to Cause Infections?

Just wondering if an enlarged inferior turbinate , or a moderate nasal valve collapse would be more likely to cause repeated infections??I was told it... READ MORE

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