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Can a Septal Perforation Be Fixed? Does It Need To Be?

Hello I hear Septal perforation can be fixed? is this true? the other Question do people live okay with a septal Perforations? Mine is from a Surgery?... READ MORE

Can nasal splints cause septum perforation after septoplasty and turbinate reduction?

I just got my splints removed couple of days ago, now when i look inside one nostril while directing a flashlight on the other nostril i can see a... READ MORE

Will my Insurance Company Cover Septal Perforation?

I was wondering if my insurance provider Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona would cover this. I have the Blue Portfolio Plus Plan and have tried... READ MORE

Nasal perforation post Septoplasty?

I had Septoplasty surgery 10 years back. Now i have been diognised with nasal septum perforation. I am suffering from bleeding, nose blockage,... READ MORE

Septal Perforation Repair - Post-op? (photo)

I recently had a septal perforation repair. Everything looks great on one side however though the other nostril, I am unable to breathe in/out. It... READ MORE

Perforated Septum From Sutent- Options?

My husband is in the 3rd week of his second cycle of Sutent 50 mg daily (4 wks on / 2 wks off) taken for stage 4 RCC. He had a radical left... READ MORE

How Can I Find out if I Developed a Septal Perforation Following Septoplasty?

I had surgery last december with no complications other than a constat feeling of numbness(and sometimes mild pain) , on the interior of my nose, that... READ MORE

Can a 12 mm Septal Perforation Be Fixed? How? What methods can be used excepting the silicone?

I have a friend who is desperate because of her septal perforation, because she cannot breath well, her nose gets too dry, her eyes sometimes hurt,... READ MORE

Septal perforation can it be fixed?

I want to start off saying that I had an deviated septum surgery about 4 years ago. I have a septal perforation on the right side of my nose. It has... READ MORE

Septal perforation from a septoplasty, nose keeps whistling constantly, any ways to fix this other than surgery?

I have a tiny septal perforation from a septoplasty and my nose does not stop whistling, any way to solve this issue until i get surgery to fix it? I... READ MORE

6 months ahead of the previous Septoplasty/Front(turbine reduction) surgery, are there risks?

I used to experience a difficulty in breathing before the surgery and since i play soccer U18 i decided to make the surgery. everything went very well... READ MORE

Is it possible I have a septal perforation and my ENT did not notice or mention it?

I used cocaine for 1 year, stopped 2 years ago. 2 months ago I visited ENT 2x to discuss deviated septum. He did exams, discussed surgical correction... READ MORE

Empty Nose Syndrome 15 months post Inferior Turbinate Surgery and Septoplasty

I had bilateral turbinate surgery over 15 months a go but still i am having difficulty breathing.Approximately 70 percent of my turbinates were cut... READ MORE

Can I have a septoplasty surgeries as many times as I want?

Hello dear realself doctors. I have underwent two septoplasties until now and will have to get the third one asap. My only concern is septal... READ MORE

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