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How Can I Help Reduce Columella & Tip Swelling Post Rhinoplasty?

While I know the healing process takes months, especially for open procedures such as mine, I would like to know if there is anything I can do to... READ MORE

Septoplasty and Turbinate Reduction

My nose gets congested on 1 side then switches later. believe this is a turbinate obstruction. during a septoplasty would they remove this entirely?... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty or Septoplasty for Enlarged Turbinate with Deviated Septum?

I have an enlarged turbinate with a deviated septum. In my X-Ray scan, haziness is seen in right frontal sinus. Opacity is seen in left nasal cavity.... READ MORE

Breathing Problem After Turbinate Reduction and Septoplasty?

I had an enlarged turbinate with a deviated septum. In my X-Ray scan, haziness is seen in right frontal sinus. Opacity is seen in left nasal cavity.... READ MORE

Permanently Inflamed Turbinate?

Recently I was diagnosed as having an inflamed turbinate on my left side only. Prior to this I also had difficulty with my right nostril, though that... READ MORE

Nose is Extremely Dry & Stuffy & Cant Breathe 1 Year After Surgery

I had a septoplasty, rhinoplasty and Turbinectomy -outfracture & cautery of turbinates over 18 months ago. My breathing is WORSE than before I had... 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

Internal Nasal Valve Collapse

Had 2 Septoplasty and Inferior Turbinate Resections addressing night nasal breathing difficulties when in prone position. Left nostril still has... READ MORE

Septoplasty/Turbinate = Smaller Nose?

I saw my ENT doctor yesterday and he said I had a deviation in my septum. He said my left nostril is about 70% blocked then said somethin about slight... READ MORE

Septoplasty and Turbinoplasty 8 Weeks Ago - my Left Nostril Alternates Closing?

Septoplasty and turbinoplasty 8 weeks ago - my left nostril alternates closing. When I sit down or lie down, the left side closes too. What can I do?... READ MORE

Can Trimmed Turbinates Grow Back?

I had a Septoplasty and my turbinates trimmed just over two years ago. Recently I have started getting sick a lot, like I used to before the surgery.... READ MORE

Concerned 8 Days After Septoplasty, turbinate reduction

I had septoplasty, turbinate reduction, two lumps removed on the left/top side of nose. The surgery was 9 days ago, I wasn't too sore days 6-8,... READ MORE

Rhinoseptoplasty, After One Year Suddenly I Can't Breathe Anymore? (photo)

More than one year ago I had a rhinoplasty for deviated septum and swollen turbinates, removed the dorsal hump and made the tip smaller. You can see... READ MORE

Breathing Difficulty After Septoplasty

I have undergone(KTP laser Septoplasty+turbinoplasty+ESS+L/S Concha bulllosa excision under LA)on 07.01.2011. Actually i have undergone this surgery... READ MORE

Nasal Valve Collapse & Chronically Enlarged Turbinates?

Thanks in advance for your time. It's been a rough road as several ENTs & other doctors have missed the diagnosis for so long. 4 years ago, I had... READ MORE

After Septoplasty and Turbinatoplasty Deviated Septum and Polypoid Turbinates Still Found? (photo)

I paid 8000 dollars for a turbinoplasty & septo/rhinoplasty but a post-op CT shows a deviated septum and polyploid mid turbinate tail. What do I do? READ MORE

Why Are my Turninates Inflamed?

Hi, I while ago I visited an allergist who said that my allergies are probably caused by people in my home who walk on the carpet in their shoes. I... READ MORE

Septoplasty and Turbinoplasty 9 Weeks Ago?

Septoplasty and turbinoplasty 9 weeks ago - my left nostril alternates closing. When I sit down or lie down, the left side closes too. I continue the... READ MORE

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