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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Deviated Nasal Septum (Definition)

A deviated nasal septum is a clinical finding in which the middle hard part of the nose is not centrally located but instead has shifted to one side of the face, typically ...Read more


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Why does my whole nose get really red and hot to the touch for no apparent reason. This started after i had my deviated septum repaired 2 years ago.

Rosacea: You could have mild rosacea that causes the skin to get red and warm. This would not necessarily be associated with the surgery you had. If they worked on the tip of your nose at the same time as the septoplasty they may have thinned the skin of the nose which could make it appear more sensitive to temperature or flushing. ...Read more

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Is nasal septum repair what I need if doc says I have deviated septum?

Is nasal septum repair what I need if doc says I have deviated septum?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum is a common issue. It can be corrected through septoplasty and brought back to the midline by techniques to remove deviated cartilage. 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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Deviated septum (septoplasty), what to do?

Deviated septum (septoplasty), what to do?

Septoplasty: If you are noticing nasal blockage, you could consider a surgical procedure called septoplasty. This could relieve the obstruction from the deviated septum. ...Read more

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I just had a septoplasty to correct my severely deviated septum, and how long does it take to heal?

I just had a septoplasty to correct my severely deviated septum, and how long does it take to heal?

Septoplasty: You should follow your surgeon's postop instructions. You may have a little swelling in your nose that last several weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Septoplasty (Definition)

Altering the anatomy of the septum for improvement in breathing or appearance of nose. See ...Read more