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Dr. Patrick Schaner
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Yes. It is still possible.
Dr. Archibald Miller
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Edema: These operations are often done under anesthesia. The breathing tube can partially obstruct the sinus drainage port causing sinusitis. The surgery its ... Read More
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Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Definitely: This surgery will not prevent sinusitis which is related to other factors that affect sinus function.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Not necessarily.: Snoring is caused by partial obstruction of your airway combined with vibration of airway soft tissues. Nasal congestion, enlarged tonsils and excess ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If you snore...blocking your nasal breathing will increase the snore. Speak with your ENT surgeon (who probably was involved in your surgery) about th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Get a second opinion: tgat will be most valuable so you can demonstrate what you mean to assess if it's really causing the noise or not, preferably a sinus surgeon. You nee ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tissue reduction: Septoplasty is performed through an small incision inside the nostril. Bone and cartilage inside are removed and/or remodeled resulting in straighten ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Talk to your ENT: Each treatment should be individually tailored to every patients anatomical variations.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Unless the medications for asthma are of the nebulized form, it is highly unlikely that the asthma medications are affecting the turbinates. There is ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
37 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Turbinateliposuction: Stab incision into the inferior turbinates inside the nose (thru the nostrils) and then shaving the extraneous tissue out using a shaver/suction devic ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Halitosis can be fr: your mouth bacteria, or abscesses tooth, or infection close by, or small bowel dysbiosis, or something else. Get it checked out. May need to see your ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Culture it: The first thing that came to my mind was an overgrowth of a bacteria called Staphylcoccus Aureus. Of course without examining and culturing it is ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Swollen nose: It means that your nasal septum is likely normal and the obstruction is from swelling of the nasal turbinate- If the swelling is seasonal , then aller ... Read More

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