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My septum was deviated due to minor facial injury. How long do I have to wait following injury to get it fixed?
Weeks, months, years: A deviated septum is usually repaired after the swelling has gone away. Then it depends on you and the surgeon who is going to fix it. It is an elective surgery and so can be scheduled to be done when it is convenient. Check on the length of the recovery period, and the limitations placed on your activity afterwards until recovered. Then you can plan your activities knowing what to expect. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Hi, i'm 24 years old pretty healthy and have had a hole in my septum since i was 13, I have never used cocaine and i don't under stand why?
Numerous causes: Nasal septal perforation has many causes, including Cocaine abuse, chemical insult, septal surgery, trauma, and habitual nose picking. Diseases that can cause nasal perforation include syphilis, tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, cancer, and wegner's granulomatosis (a rare condition affecting the nasal tract). Perforation can cause nasal congestion, nasal drainage, and recurrent nosebleeds.Fromwww.Mdguid. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Can a septoplasty ever fail? I mean, after a while can the septum return to its old position from before the septoplasty?
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