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Do You Recommend the Use of Afrin Nasal Spray After Rhinoplasty/septoplasty Surgery?

I am 5 days post op after having Rhinoplasty/Septoplasty/turbinate reduction surgery. It is still very hard to breathe thru the nose. I use saline... READ MORE

10 Weeks After Rhinoplasty and Not Thrilled. Will my Nose Get Smaller? It Looks Huge!

I had closed rhinoplasty, He did brake my bones to being them in bc my nose was wide. Refined my tip, and did septoplasty and turbine reduction. My... READ MORE

Breathing Problems After Rhinoplasty, Septoplasty, and Turbinate Reduction?

I had my surgery about 10 days ago and I'm so nervous I made my breathing worst. I can only breath through my mouth now. I had septo, rhino, and... READ MORE

Blurry vision after septoplasty and turbinate reduction: Is it temporary?

Is it temporary to have blurry vision after ten days of the septoplasty and turbinate reduction surgery? READ MORE

Is a paradoxical middle turbinate a medical condition? Is it normal or do I need to see ENT? (Photo)

My CT scan.. are the middle turbinates normal? Septum has a bend is that normal? I went to a PS said I had a deviated septum, enlarged turbinated,... READ MORE

Reduction of Middle Turbinate Can Cause Nose Bleed?

I have done tonsillectomy, septoplasty and bilateral terbinate reduction. My nose still bleed it's been 3 years now. What can cause of my nose bleed?... READ MORE

Should I get Coblation Turbinate Reduction only? (Photo)

I'm 41, male, with a crooked lower (caudal) septum and large nasal turbinates. I have difficulty breathing freely from one nostril and hourly It gets... READ MORE

Can Turbinate Reduction fix my reaction to an allergies?

I am set to have my Septo/Rhino/Turbo in a few weeks. Right now, I am doing a little more research on a turbinate reduction. I read that it can... READ MORE

6 Days Post-op and All Bruising is Faded to Yellow. However I Notice a Purple Bruise Under my Cast?

Had primary rhinoseptoplasty with turbinate reduction and tip definition/ bridge straightening 6 days ago. Went well and healing well. Cast comes off... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty vs. wisdom tooth removal?

*dumb question alert* I have scheduled my Rhinoplasty/Septoplasty/Turbinate reduction for April. I'm now doing research on recovery. I had all 4 of my... READ MORE

1 year on from septoplasty and turbinate reduction, constant sinus pressure, headaches and blocked nose. Has the surgery failed?

Hi, I had the procedure a year ago and recovered well. While I still experienced allergies, the pressure and blocked up sensation seemed to be... READ MORE

Why Did my Septum Pop out 10 Days After Surgery?

I had septoPlasty, rhinoplasty , turbinate reduction and adnoidectomy on march 9th. On march 20 th I we t for my follow up and they cleaned out my... READ MORE

I had Septo rhino plasty turbinate reduction just yesterday. When can I smoke?

I smoke marijuana with tobacco on a daily basis through a bong. The surgery package with details told me not to smoke 1 day before and 2-3 days after.... READ MORE

Combining septoplasty, turbinate reduction, rhinoplasty?

I've visited a otolaryngologist and it was determined I need a septoplasty and turbinate reduction. If I want a rhinoplasty does have it done at the... READ MORE

I have a sore throat and post nasal drip that wont go away. I am 9 weeks post op. When will it get better?

I had a deviated septom, hump removal and turbinate reduction 9 weeks post op, I have had a sore throat since my surgery and also have post nasal drip... READ MORE

Can I Expect my Nose to Look Exactly the Same After Bump from Injury is Removed/rasped? (Photos)

I sustained a small bump or callus from a hit to the nose 1 1/2 mths ago. I'll be having a septoplasty/turbinate reduction and possibly also having... READ MORE

Is this much swelling normal one day post op from rhinoplasty, septoplasty and turbine reduction? (Photo)

I am getting a little nervous about how much bruising and swelling I am experiencing from surgery. Could you tell me if this is normal or if I should... READ MORE

Had Turbinate Reduction 4 Months Ago, Since then Left Side of Face Feels Off, Sort of Numb and Droopy. What Could This Be?

My ENT says it's collapsed nasal valve due to incision but doesn't warrant correction even though I can't breathe through my left nostril... READ MORE

Will my Nose Ever Feel the Same Like Pre-op Again?

About 2 months ago I underwent open septorhinoplasty with turbinates reduction. Since then I've been very worried about when will my nose ever feel... READ MORE

I have uneven swelling 8 weeks post op rhinoplasty, septoplasty, turbinate reduction. Is this still swelling? (Photo)

My main concern was a hump removal and making my nose a bit smaller. However it's been 8 weeks and the swelling is as bad as it was the day the cast... READ MORE

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