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Septal Deviation of 5-6mm and Nasal Septal Spur: Severe Enough to Need Septoplasty?

I have had constant nasal congestion, head aches, sinus infections, ear infections, pressure in my ears, and post nasal drip for a while now. I... READ MORE

Turbinant Reduction 1 Week Ago; Have Congestion, When Will This Go Away?

I had turbinant reduction on the left and a septoplasty 6 days ago ...I am still very congested and stuffy ..when will I be able to get rid of this... READ MORE

Severe Congestion After Septorhinoplasty

Is this normal and when is it time to worry that this may be permanent? I have been on flonase for 9 days and don't have really any relief. My PS,... READ MORE

Do I Need a Septoplasty?

I've been to my ENT twice, he's advised me to get a septoplasty but I am skeptical. I've gotten a cat scan, xrays of my sinuses and could... READ MORE

Not Sure if I Have a Deviated Septum or Need a Rhinoplasty? (photo)

I broke my nose about 6 years ago back in high school and have lived with it to this point. As you can tell it's a little crooked. I honestly can live... READ MORE

I Had a Septoplasty and Turbinate Reductions 8 Days Ago, my Right Nostril is Congested/turbinate Feels Swollen. Is This Normal?

I Had a Septoplasty and Turbinate Reductions 8 Days Ago, my Right Nostril is Congested/turbinate Feels Swollen.  Is This Normal? READ MORE

What Went Wrong with my Septoplasty 1 Year Ago? Experiencing Facial Pain, Congestion and Odor.

I have been experiencing nothing but constant facial pain in my cheeks,congestion(left nostril always blocked), sneezing, and the worse of all-a... READ MORE

After Swelling Recedes in Your Nose Can Septal Stents Move Slightly on Their Own?

Hi, I just had a septoplasty/turbinate reduction on monday and while my nose is still completely blocked with congestion, the swelling went down quite... READ MORE

Picked Up my Dog and Nose is Stuffed Again After Septoplasty, Did It Not Do Its Job?

A week after surgery my nose was feeling pretty clear, I already felt like I was breathing better. I saw the doctor and he sucked out my nose and I... READ MORE

Nasal Valve Collapse 1 Month Post Septoplasty?

I had a septoplasty and turbinante reduction 4 weeks ago....because I could not push any air through the left side when holding my right side closed..... READ MORE

Is my Deviated Septum Back?

Hello, I had a Septoplasty done 3 months ago. Yesterday, I bumped my nose with my notebook computer and had a one minute brief episode of pain and... READ MORE

I Had Septoplasty Done 10 Days Ago. How Long Till I Am Not Congested Anymore?

I had septoplasty done for a deviated septum to left high up so it was done by an ent/plastic surgeon...I also had sinus fusion done ...its been 10... READ MORE

Waiting on ENT Appointment for Injured Nose. Should I Be Concerned?

Called appointments today about my ENT visit only to be told that the consultant didn't sign me off for an appointment now say it'll be Monday... READ MORE

Septoplasty After 7 Months?

I am a 20 year old male. Had my septoplasty about seven months ago and still suffer from congestion. After a surgery for about 3 months I felt great... READ MORE

Still Have Periods of Congestion One Month After Septoplasty and Turbinate Reduction?

The congestion changes comes and goes throughout the day. Sometimes breathe better on right, then left. Sometimes breathe fairly clearly out of both... READ MORE

Can Septoplasty Fix This? (photo)

My septum has deviated over the last 2 years not to the right or left, but outwards. It has caused me to be congested and have difficulty breathing... READ MORE

How to Alleviate Congestion After Septoplasty?

I had septoplasty a week ago and while I appear to be healing fine, the nasal congestion at night is unbearable. I can only get a few hours sleep as I... READ MORE

Deviated Septum & Enlarged Turbinates?

Hello i had enlarged turbinates & deviated septum i had a rhinoplasty to fix them but i still feel that my left side of my nose is still congested... READ MORE

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