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Risks from Perforated Septum if Left Untreated?

I always have an abnormal amount of dried mucus, crusting and scabbing in my nose and it's always stuffed. Thus, I'm forever picking my nose to... READ MORE

Risk of Perforated Septum After Another Septoplasty?

I underwent Septoplasty a few years ago, but to inadequate satisfaction. I wonder, if I have the procedure again, do I risk a "perforated septum"? If... READ MORE

Sex After Septoplasty and Sinus Surgery?

Hello, I've had an endoscopic sinus surgery and septoplasty some days ago. My doctor didn't gave me any specific guidance, and I've had sex with my... READ MORE

I Accidentally Pulled out a Suture 5 Days After Septoplasty Surgery

Hello, I had septoplasty surgery on Friday July 8th. I had mucus and blood coming out of my nose for about 3 days and it stopped. Now I have a bunch... READ MORE

What's the Risk of Empty Nose Syndrome with Septal Surgery and Turbinate Reduction?

My ENT doctor says I need surgery for a deviated septum and enlarged turbinates. I was ready to have the surgery until I started reading about others... READ MORE

Extracorporeal Septoplasty - Very Risky? Does It Weaken the Nose?

I had reconstructive septorhinoplasty a year ago, the surgeon was a jack of all trades and did many different procedures. Initially my nose appeared... READ MORE

Damage to Septoplasty 1 Month Post Op?

Its been a whole month since my septoplasty and still i am constantly worried that i am going to hit my nose and undo the results of the surgery. Its... READ MORE

Does Closed Septoplasty Weaken the Nose?

Well this procedure involves removal of part of the septum. Does it weaken the nose structure and is there a risk of the nose collapsing? Should I be... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Both Fix a Very Deviated Septum and Reshape the Nose in One Operation?

I understand fixing a deviated septum can result in a loss of a lot of blood and some Doctors insist on doing two separate operations. My Doctor said... READ MORE

Heavy Lifting After Septoplasty?

When they say no heavy lifting after a septoplasty, what is considered heavy lifting . And is the concern with heavy lifting have more to do with... READ MORE

Inferior Turbinate Reduction Procedure and risks?

Hi, I'm scheduled to have Septoplasty with Inferior Turbinate Reduction to relieve nasal obstruction. I am concerned about developing Empty Nose... READ MORE

Is it safe to have septoplasty at age 16?

Is it safe to have a septoplasty at 16 READ MORE

Will septoplasty work? I really need to be able to breathe again

How effective is septoplasty? Will I be able to breathe 100% ( i dont think its worth it if its only going to be like 60 or 70 percent or even 80... READ MORE

Deviated Septum came back after Rhinoplasty & my doctor said Septoplasty is too dangerous. What are my other options? (photos)

11 months post op.  I went to my doc and asked him about a septoplasty. He said my septum is BY FAR the strongest he's ever seen. He consulted... READ MORE

Is septoplasty a "serious surgery"?

I've never had surgery before but would like to be able to breathe freely. I'm getting a simple septoplasty. Is this surgery "a quick fix" and I will... READ MORE

Can I have my septoplasty if I am currently on antibiotics?

I am healthy, but the doctor said to finish my course of it, my septoplasty is tomorrow and will having antibiotics affect anything? Please reply... READ MORE

Is it ok to pluck out nose hairs?

My nose is full of dense, thick, black nose hairs. I can't help but every so often pluck as many as I can out. The first time I plucked my nose hairs... READ MORE

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