I had a conservative turbinate reduction 4 years ago. Radiofrequency was used to reduce the turbinates. Ever since the procedure my nasal valve collapses and I produce a constant sticky mucus. It is impossible to breath through my nose. I irrigate my nose 2x a day but nothing seems to work. Any suggestions on how to get rid of the mucus? Thank you.
How to Get Rid of Constant Sticky Mucus in Nose?
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Constant mucus after nose surgery
The easiest solution to your problem is probably just a medicated nasal spray that you may be able to wean off (not need to use permanently). It would be best to visit your surgeon or find an ENT/facial plastic surgeon to address these issues. You may need further procedures to open up the nasal airway so it doesn't collapse. We can only be sure once you undergo a thorough examination.