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Could A Deviated Septum Come Back After Surgery
If done well, no: If you had surgery to improve your nasal breathing, then presumably you had your septum straightened and also your turbinates reduced in size in some way. Straightening the septum should be permanent. Reducing the turbinates might not be. If you start to develop congestion after the surgery it's possible the turbinates regrew. If you're told the septum is off it prob wasn't fixed fully at first. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Shortly: Your sense of smell should come back in a reasonable amount of time once the swelling in your nose has resolved. This should be between one and three months. It is extremely rare to have any permanent loss of your sense of smell. Discuss any issues with your surgeon if it persists beyond this time. Good luck to you, dr. Fred www.Cornerstoneplasticsurgery.Com. ...Read more
I have had this green, sticky, and smelly snot for almost a year now. I had a deviated septum surgery years back, any idea as to the problem?
Is it possible to correct a deviated septum without surgery? If so, how would one do so? What could the surgery cost?
See an expert: You may want to discuss your condition with your internist, allergist, or ENT physician. There are many homeopathic cure (Neti pots) as well as aerosol iced treatments or saline nasal sprays to diminish obstruction. If swelling is aggravating the deviation, steroids or decongestants may help as well. Discuss your options with a physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Deviated septum: A deviated septum is not an uncommon problem. It can lead to nasal obstruction, snoring and even sinus issues. You only need surgery if you are having symptoms.If there are symptoms like nasal obstruction, snoring or recurrent sinusitis, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more
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