i had deviated nasal septum & bilateral concha bullosa( CTscan PNS) for 3 months,i was forced to breathe artificially becoz my nose is nearly blocked completely & it affected my body a lot after 3 months i have undergon septoplasty with turbinoplasty, left middle meatal antrostomy. the operation has been done on september 3 2012. still now am unable to recover to my normal conditions like automatic breathing. what is the remedy for this & how long it will take for complete recovery?
Recovery Time for Septoplasty with Turbinoplasty with Left Middle Meatal Antrostomy?
Doctor Answers (1)
Thank you for your recent inquiry. Most patients have improved breathing within a few weeks of septoplasty and turbinectomy surgery however it does take time to fully heal and swelling in the tissues may cause some blockage. Speak to your surgeon and have a direct examination so he/she may tell you where you are in the recovery phase and discuss options for healing. Best regards, Michael V. Elam, M.D.