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A 47-year-old female asked:

I had a surgical turbinectomy. my left nostril feels completely plugged now. we did not treat my deviated septum. why is my nose worse?

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Empty nose syndrome?: Have your nose re-evaluated by your surgeon. Aggressive turbinoplasty can alter air flow and patients can feel obstructed. Alternatively, if your surgery was recent, there may be crusting.

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