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Breath Right Nose Strips
Is there a procedure that can help collapsed nasal valves? Without wearing nasal strips i can't breath through my nose properly. What's the name?
Yes: Be examined by ent? Hypertrophic turbinates or inflamed tissues can be obstructive. Old nasal fractures and deviated septum are possible. So can growths, polyps, cancers, so be examined and treated for whatever! i do not know of collapsed nasal valves? ...Read more
I have a collapsed nasal valve. I can breath a lot better when I use a Breath-right strip over my nose. What is the surgery called to correct this?
Should be OK: Breathe Right nasal strips help keep your nostrils open with a piece of flexible plastic that acts as a splint when properly applied over the nose. The biggest problems are (1) some people react to the adhesive, (2) If applied too tightly, a pressure sore can develop on the nose. ...Read more
CANT BREATH THRUNOSE: You can not breathe thru the nose either due to congestion inboth nostril, which may be due to s inhalant allergy.Or have polyps blocking your nasal passage and find it hard to breathe through the nose.You need to see your md who can examine you and find out your problem and you can be treated with antihistamines and decongestants and nasal steroids. Hope you are not taking meds whichcause congesti. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nasal blockage: Such nasal blockages could be due to congested membranes from allergies or a viral infection(head cold),deviated septums or nasal polyps. Antihistamines,decongestant tablets(if you're not pregnant),decongestant nasal sprays,corticosteroid nasal sprays,steam installations,nasal irrigations with warm salt water are some treatments depending on the cause. Discuss this with your physician as needed. ...Read more