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What is a Turbinate Reduction?

What is a turbinate reduction? I see that it's often done with the septoplasty - are they always done together? Would I need both to help my... READ MORE

Turbinant Reduction 1 Week Ago; Have Congestion, When Will This Go Away?

I had turbinant reduction on the left and a septoplasty 6 days ago ...I am still very congested and stuffy ..when will I be able to get rid of this... READ MORE

Nose Still Blocked Nearly 3 Months Post Op Septoplasty and Turbine Reduction?

Hi, I had a septoplasty at the end of August this year, The issue im having is, before my op my right nostril was blocked due to a deviated septum,... READ MORE

Extremely Dry Nose 5 Weeks After Septoplasty and Turbinate Reduction Surgery?

Hello there! I had a Septoplasty and Turbinate Reduction surgery on July 29, 2012 (5 weeks ago). My recovery seemed to be stellar, until about 3 weeks... READ MORE

How to Get Rid of Constant Sticky Mucus in Nose?

I had a conservative turbinate reduction 4 years ago. Radiofrequency was used to reduce the turbinates. Ever since the procedure my nasal valve... READ MORE

Can Picking Nose About 3 Months After Septoplasty Cause Septum to Deviate Again or Possibly Cause Septal Hematoma?

I had septoplasty and turbinate reduction about 3 months ago. I still try to use saline or a qtip /w hydrogen peroxide to clean my nose instead of... READ MORE

Feeling Lightheaded and Dizzy After 2 Weeks Septoplasty Plus I Have Still Blood Discharge?

I have septoplasty and turbunate reduction 2 and half weeks ago i wanted to know is it normal to feel light headed light facial pain and dizzyness my... READ MORE

7 Weeks After Septoplasty/Turbinate Reduction and Can't Breathe While Standing? (photo)

At week 3 post-op, my nose began to get very dry during the day, and increasingly difficult to breathe through. The walls of my nasal cavity suck in... READ MORE

Can Turbinate Reduction Make the External Nose Appear Thinner?

I have asked 2 nurses and 1 ENT doctor about it (bilateral inferior turbinate reduction) so far out of curiousity. They all have told me it depends on... READ MORE

How fragile is the septum after septoplasty?

Once the septum is repaired during septoplasty, how resilient is it?   I underwent septoplasty, turbinate resection and sinus polypectomy on... READ MORE

Role of Nasal Splint in Septoplasty?

Finally i underwent septoplasty with turbinate reduction. My surgeon told it is very difficult case among his previous 2000 cases.it took nearly 3 hrs... READ MORE

I Had a Septoplasty and Turbinate Reductions 8 Days Ago, my Right Nostril is Congested/turbinate Feels Swollen. Is This Normal?

I Had a Septoplasty and Turbinate Reductions 8 Days Ago, my Right Nostril is Congested/turbinate Feels Swollen.  Is This Normal? READ MORE

Its been 2 months since Septoplasty/Turbinate reduction and I still have a stuffy nose. Will it ever stop?

More than ever.What's wrong is the snoring going to ever stop ? I sleep with a tooth guard at night hoping to breathe better and to get some sleep... READ MORE

Runny Nose and Ache Normal Eight Days Post Septoplasty and Turbinate Reduction?

Had septoplasty and turbinate reduction eight days ago. It's healing nicely, I think. But since dried mucus came out earlier, feels cold, runny... READ MORE

Is a deviated septum something that can worsen with time on its own or could it be caused by a previous turbinate reduction?

In June 2012 I had a turbinate reduction, since then I have started snoring considerably more than before the surgery. I had an MRI done last week and... READ MORE

6 Weeks After Septoplasty and Turbinate Reduction Surgery, and Can't Breathe Through Nose?

I had a Septoplasty and Turbinate Reduction surgery 6 weeks ago, and for the past 4 weeks, I am unable to breathe through my nose when I am standing.... READ MORE

Ear and Throat Pain After Septoplasty/turbinate Reduction/adeoidectomy?

I am 2 weeks post-op from septorhinoplasty, bilateral turbinate reduction and adenoidectomy and I've had this pain in my throat below my ears ever... READ MORE

What to Expect 2 Weeks After Septorhinoplasty?

I'm a 20 year old male that just went for open septorhinoplasty with turbinate reduction about a week ago. My nose still feels very stuffy and blocked... READ MORE

After Swelling Recedes in Your Nose Can Septal Stents Move Slightly on Their Own?

Hi, I just had a septoplasty/turbinate reduction on monday and while my nose is still completely blocked with congestion, the swelling went down quite... READ MORE

6 months after septoplasty and turbinate reduction surgery, I still can't breathe or smell, what can I do? (photos)

In Nov. of 2014 I had septoplasty/turbinate reduction, it's almost May and I still can't breathe or smell. I went back to my ENT and he said it looked... READ MORE

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