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Is Nose Hump After Septoplasty Just Swelling?

I had Septoplasty with turbinate reduction surgery 04/01/09. My doctor also "rasped" the hump that I had. I got my splint out 8 days later. I can... READ MORE

Septoplasty Side Effects - Dorsal Augmentation, Turbinate Reduction

I have posted a few questions on this site regarding septoplasty and dorsal augmentation. I will be getting both in junction with turbinate reduction.... READ MORE

Does septoplasty leave scar tissue in the nose?

How is it gonna help if I can't breathe and then i go cut up my nose, move the septum, but scar tissue blocks all my airways afterward? READ MORE

Nasal passage scar tissue removal surgery suggested. What are the risks and how well does the surgery work?

About ten years ago I had my nose operated on in order to help me breathe better. Since then though it feels like I always have a stuffed up nose. My... READ MORE

Is a Septoplasty considered a "nose job"?

I might need a septoplasty. Is this like getting a nose job? Will my nose ever be the same again? I just want the nose I was born with back, but I... READ MORE

Septum healing? (Photo)

I asked earlier what grows between the septum after removing the cartilage to which everyone said nothing grows, but there has to be something scar... READ MORE

Are permanent sutures used in septoplasty behind the nose tip?

I had a septoplasty 6 months ago after an injury (closed septoplasty, no rhinoplasty). In the past week I found what I thought was a pimple or abscess... READ MORE

Will my slope return and is it normal for scar tissue to hurt when massing?

I am 9 weeks post op from open septoplasty with 2 grafts. After cast removal surgeon taped my nose for a week. Week 2 when the tape came off I had a... READ MORE

Will I be able to breathe like a normal person if I get a nose job?

I need to get a septoplasty. I used to have perfect breathing. However I injured my nose. Is it possible to get my breathing back just as good as it... READ MORE

Septum is severely deviated and decreased ability to breathe 10 years after being hit in the face by a softball, advice?

Teeth punctured through bottom lip, front teeth dangled, lip busted open. It is unclear if my maxilla bone was cracked in the process. I am seeking a... READ MORE

1 yr post op of Perforated Septum, I have trouble with lose of feeling and not being able to flex nose. Is this normal? (photos)

While the hole is closed ( thank god ) and my breathing is 100% better . I did lose function in my nose . My Docotor who did a great job closing the... READ MORE

4 weeks post-op. Dr removed scar tissue in nasal passage. What are side effects of this procedure?

All follow up appts have been great. But yesterday dr saw some scar tissue in both nasal passages he felt needed removed. The pain was the worst i... READ MORE

Will prolonged swelling lead to cartilage graft absorption?

7 months ago I had a septoplasty. During the first month after the nose job,I lived on all kinds of processed food,which contains lots of sodium.l... READ MORE

Post-SeptoRhino breathing problem (Photo)

I have a breathing problem out of my left nostril post septorhinoplasty. My left nostril has a mild collapse when breathing and when i do the "cheek... READ MORE

Had a septoplasty done 7 months ago now have a bump on the bridge of my nose. Any idea when it will come down? (Photo)

This bump appeared about 2 months ago. Due to this bump my nose has a slight depression in the middle now . Please help as my doctor seems to have no... READ MORE

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