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Does a nasal cannula irritate the nosehair?

Does a nasal cannula irritate the nosehair?

Should not: You may want to treat long or very coarse nose hairs. Also ask for in-line humidity if you do not have it already. ...Read more

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What is a nasal cannula?

What is a nasal cannula?

Tube into nose: Nasal cannulas allow the entrance of controlled gases (usually oxygen) to the lungs and nutrition to the stomach. It would be impractical and uncomfortable to have this delivered through the mouth. ...Read more

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Will using a nasal cannula during a procedure cause rhinitis?

Will using a nasal cannula during a procedure cause rhinitis?

No but: It may cause some trauma and irritation especially when they have trouble getting through your nose (as often in the case of a deviated nasal septum). ...Read more

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What factors determine whether nasal cannula or facial mask is used?

What factors determine whether nasal cannula or facial mask is used?

Mostly convenience.: Nasal cannulas are less clumsy and obtrusive than masks, and you can eat and drink (and speak clearly) while wearing one. So whenever possible, a cannula is used. In an emergency, or during surgery, or when no cannulas are available, a mask is used. ...Read more

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My doc wants me to be on my nasal cannula after my c hyst. Why? I was healthy till they operated on me.

My doc wants me to be on my nasal cannula after my c hyst. Why? I was healthy till they operated on me.

Anesthesia: Anesthesia stays with you for a while so nasal cannula is an easy way to make sure you're oxygenating your blood after what was probably a lengthy operation. ...Read more

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What is a peripheral nasal cannula to stop nose bleeds.How can one tell if is still in place?

Huh?: As an ent, I have never heard of a peripheral nasal cannula to stop nosebleeds. I am assuming you are referring to some type of nasal packing. Usually there is a string or something attached if it needs to be removed, but might not have anything for you to see. You should see the doctor who put it in for the correct followup. You may not be able to see it. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will nasal oxygen cannulas irritate your nose?

Need doctor's help! will nasal oxygen cannulas irritate your nose?

Likely: There is a good chance it will, especially if it's not humidified. It also depends on the flow, though. ...Read more