I'm 21-year old male and i have a crooked nose.I Cannot BREATH through my left side and mostly i'm breathing through my mouth now. I also have sinusitis and getting pain around my left eye and left ear.I had gone steptoplasty 2 years back and it worsened my sinusitis.Will rhinoplasty helps fixing my crooked nose(outside visibility of my nose) and my BREATHING ISSUE and sinusitis ?
Will Rhinoplasty Fix my Nose Straight? and Helps It to Breath Good? (photo)
Doctor Answers 2
crooked nose, breathing problems, sinusitis
The only way to make the diagnosis of chronic sinusitis is by obtaining a CAT scan of the sinuses to determine if there is any polyps/ infection inside the sinuses themselves. There are multiple issues that can cause breathing problems in the nose which include a deviated septum, valve collapse, allergies, and turbinate hypertrophy. Each one of these are treated differently with either medicine or surgery. A broken nose can be repaired with a rhinoplasty. All these procedures can be addressed simultaneously, under one anesthetic.
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