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What is concha bullossa in nose?Please describe in simple language

What is concha bullossa in nose?Please describe in simple language

Air: It means that there is an air pocket in one of the structures in your nose. It can cause blockage but most of the time it is a variant of normal. ...Read more

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Why there is no guarantee operation of concha bulossa nose ! operation may help me or not. ! which issue not solved after operation?

Why there is no guarantee operation of concha bulossa nose !  operation may help me or not. ! which issue not solved after operation?

Any operation: No guarantee , as each has risks and rewards, in your case the turbinates ( or concha ) are filled with air, results in nasal obstruction , ; sinus infections , by endoscopic surgery size could be reduced , will enable you to breath better., speak p your surgeon. ...Read more

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Did nose sinus and concha removal 2 month ago. I am all right but last 2 days having cold cough. Nose blocked. What should I do ? Help

Did nose sinus and concha removal 2 month ago. I am all right but last 2 days having cold cough. Nose blocked.  What should I do ? Help

Nasal congestion: It is possible to have symptoms of nasal congestion after sinus surgery. Continue using you sinus rinse. A hypertonic saline has a natural dedecongesting property and it will thin out the mucous, too. An oral decongestant may help as well. ...Read more

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Relationship between nasal polyps and nasal concha?

Relationship between nasal polyps and nasal concha?

Anatomically related: A concha is an older term for the turbinate. There are three of them; the inferior which is a bone covered with mucous membrane and stands alone, and the middle and superior turbinates, which are are part of the ethmoid bone. Nasal polyps do not arise from these turbinates but from the mucosa lateral to the middle or superior turbinates. ...Read more

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How to remove concha bullossa from nose! any home remedy?

How to remove concha bullossa  from nose! any home remedy?

Normal variant: Concha bullosa is a normal variation where air is present in the bones of the nasal cavity (turbinates). Usually there is no need to remove this, unless it gets very big and causes obstruction. In that case this would have to be done surgically. ...Read more

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I had done surgery of sinus and concha bulossa yesterday..my Uvula size changed and so big that it can touch my tongue... Is this normal?

I had done surgery of sinus and concha bulossa yesterday..my Uvula size changed and so big that it can touch my tongue... Is this normal?

Uvula: Can happen from the tube in your throat. Gently Gargle with salt water three times a day. Usually slowly goes away. Give. A call to the surgeon as well ...Read more

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In operation of concha bullossa , there is any guarantee that it solve my breathing problem! my doc ungauranteed.. In confusion .. Please help?

In operation of concha bullossa , there is any guarantee that it solve my breathing problem! my doc ungauranteed.. In confusion .. Please help?

HRCT: Hello, i think that you may be referring to a congenital bullae which is a trapped area of air within the lung that can place pressure on the surrounding lung and become infected. If your doctor would like to send me a copy of the chest ct report and a copy of the chest ct, i can take a look at it. Prmg peds/respiratory fax number: us, 858 259 9689. ...Read more

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Done concha bulossa removal Rt nose 2 months ago.I 50% right now.but still breathing problem .feeling pressure on Rt side. How long it takes to heal?

Done concha bulossa removal Rt nose 2 months ago.I 50% right now.but still breathing problem .feeling pressure on Rt side. How long it takes to heal?

Obstruction: There are various causes for nasal obstruction: septal deviation, turbinate hypertrophy/bullosa, polyps, tumors, inflammation (allergic and infectious). Nasal saline irrigations and steroid spray can help. Have your otolaryngologist (ENT) re-evaluate with intranasal examination. ...Read more

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Max sinus due to deviated septum and concha bullosa. I also have facial pain. Infected?

Maybe, maybe not: The deviated septum and concha bullosa could increase the risk of a maxillary sinus infection. Other than facial pain, you should also have colored nasal drainage and nasal congestion greater than 10 days to make the diagnosis of a bacterial sinus infection. Or if you had these symptoms, became better and then worsened, then you would also have an infection. ...Read more

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I get severe pain in my left ear, and can actually feel something begin to stick out on the lower concha. What is happening?!

I get severe pain in my left ear, and can actually feel something begin to stick out on the lower concha. What is happening?!

Difficullt to say: I recommend you see your primary doc or an ENT specialist. While your symptoms may be directly related to your ear, other issues in the head and neck can cause pain to refer to your ear. ...Read more

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I have concha bullossa in right side.. How to remove. Can it effect my lungs? Is it cancer? Plsssss help . Can't breathe from right side

I have concha bullossa in right side.. How to remove. Can it effect my lungs?  Is it cancer? Plsssss help . Can't breathe from right side

Not cancer: Concha bullosa is an air filled nasal turbinate that is usually a normal difference in people. Occasionally the enlargement of the turbinate can obstruct sinus drainage, causing recurrent sinus infections, and likely difficulty breathing. It should not affect your lungs. ...Read more

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Sudden onset of sharp throbbing pain 24 hrs. Ago in the concha of my lef outter ear, same pain 1 hr. Later on left side of my head near the crown.?

Sudden onset of sharp throbbing pain 24 hrs. Ago in the concha of my lef outter ear, same pain 1 hr. Later on left side of my head near the crown.?

Sinus or tooth....: Given the short description of symptoms, several possibilities come to mind. You could have an ear or sinus infection that is referring pain to your tooth. Or you could have toothache that is referring pain to your ear . Best to see your md or dds to rule out either or both. An xray of your tooth is needed. ...Read more

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The concha part of my ear always looks dirty even when i clean in with a rag and soap everyday. Its always dark. What do I do?

The concha part of my ear always looks dirty even when i clean in with a rag and soap everyday. Its always dark. What do I do?

Dirty concha : You may have some acne which is along the ear look dirty. Try some acne cream with benzoyl peroxide on it for a few days. If no change in a week or two, see a dermatologist or an ENT doctor and they can help. Good luck. Feel better. ...Read more

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I did concha removal from Rt side and sinus surgery 2 week.Doc used debrider to cut bone of Rt side. Still breathing problem Rt side. Time to heal?

Nasal surgery: It's far too early to expect a great airway due to the post-op swelling and scanning. Ask your surgeon for reassurance. ...Read more

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I've noticed a hard, painful, bulging near the concha of my left ear, right underneath the antihelix and the pain keeps increasing. What should I do?

I've noticed a hard, painful, bulging near the concha of my left ear, right underneath the antihelix and the pain keeps increasing. What should I do?

Warm compresses: A first step is to try warm compresses. If you develop redness, increased pain, or any fever, this may be an infection that needs to be drained. If it doesn't go away within a few days, do see the doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Did septoplasty 3 week ago. Lt side dns and rt side concha.In operation docs just repaired nasal septum. Now breathing problm from rt side. Pls help!

Did septoplasty 3 week ago. Lt side dns and rt side concha.In operation docs just repaired nasal septum. Now breathing problm from rt side. Pls help!

Inferior turbinate: Without visualizing your nose, it is impossible to identify the problem. A concha bullosa had to be determined with a cat scan so your surgeon may have seen that and reported it to you. The most common cause of nasal obstruction on the side opposite to the deviation is an enlarged or engorged inferior turbinate. Sometimes with a septoplasty, the inferior turbinate also has to be reduced in size. ...Read more