A 26-year-old male asked:
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my son has just had surgery for a deviated septum and turbinates reductions. he can't breath through the stents. any advice to help him?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Mouth breathe: For the short term, one must learn to mouth breathe during stenting and hope the issue resolves when they are removed.
Answered on Mar 19, 2015
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