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A 29-year-old female asked:

I had septoplasty surgery in oct 2014 which straighten my deviated septum &reduced my turbinates. it's may 2015 &my nose is swollen again, making it hard to breathe. it keeps swelling on and off constantly. what can i do?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
?: Have you tried pseudoephedrine? You can get it by itself, but it's even better if you get Claritin-D or Zyrtec-D (the "D" indicates pseudoephedrine is one of the ingredients) because, this time of year, allergies are very common, would account for your recurrent symptoms, and get better with the 2 drugs I listed - you may need to take it twice a day until spring is over. Ask 4 it at your pharmacy.
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 48 years experience
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May 12, 2015
Last updated May 13, 2015


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