Top
10
Doctor insights on: Empty Nose Syndrome

Share
Dr. Jack Mutnick
1,167 doctors shared insights

Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


2

2
Can decongestant cause empty nose syndrome?

Can decongestant cause empty nose syndrome?

Rhinitis: Excess topical decongestant may cause long term rhinitis, swelling and septal perforation if used over 4-5 days. Oral decongestants may affect blood pressure and cardiac symptoms. Generally empty nose would be caused by excessive nasal surgical resection. ...Read more

3

3
What is the risk of empty nose syndrome with turbinate reduction surgery?

What is the risk of empty nose syndrome with turbinate reduction surgery?

Empty nose syn: Empty nose syndrome is also called ozena and is characterized by an extremely dry nose with nasal crusting. If the surgeon is careful and just concentrates on the inferior turbinates and does a sun mucosal resection with and out fracture of the inferior turbinates, it is unlikely to happen. I have done hundreds or these surgeries and have not had one case of ozena. Good luck. ...Read more

5

5
How can I get rid of "empty nose syndrome?" What can I expect from a surgery to get my turbinates reduced?

How can I get rid of "empty nose syndrome?" What can I expect from a surgery to get my turbinates reduced?

Side affect: Empty nose syndrome is a side affect of turbinate reduction. I wouldn't worry about getting rid of it until you have the problem ...Read more

6

6
I believe i got empty nose syndrome, anything i can do? Effecting my mood and feeling depressed. Hate this feeling

I believe  i got empty nose syndrome, anything i can do? Effecting my mood and feeling depressed. Hate this feeling

Empty nose or: Empty nest syndrome? For wide nasal cavity - see an ear/nose/throat specialist. If your children have left the nest, find other paths to meaning in your life. Take care. ...Read more

7

7
Swollen turbinates causing stuffy nose 9 months now. Tried everything, no help.Thinking of Somnoplasty but concerned about Empty nose Syndrome??

Swollen turbinates causing stuffy nose 9 months now. Tried everything, no help.Thinking of Somnoplasty but concerned about Empty nose Syndrome??

Mixed up: You're just confused about what you actually have, somno-plasty doesn't deal with nasal turbinates. ENT / Allergist would help you control your nasal symptoms, if you have already seen either, a second opinion is your right , antihistamines and antibiotics aren't the only treatment for nasal problems, good luck ...Read more

8

8
Septoplasty/Turbinate reduction 2 years ago-still constant significant crusting. 1 side of nose blocked again. Empty Nose Syndrome? Is there treatment

Septoplasty/Turbinate reduction 2 years ago-still constant significant crusting. 1 side of nose blocked again. Empty Nose Syndrome? Is there treatment

Need followup exam: Nasal crusting after surgery can mean several things depending on the original indication for surgery. There can be treatment for crusting however. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
Has radiofrequency turbinate ablation ever lead to empty nose syndrome? this question for doc experienced in procedure and knowledgeable about ENS

Has radiofrequency turbinate ablation ever lead to empty nose syndrome? this question for doc experienced in procedure and knowledgeable about ENS

ENS and turbinates: Greetings. Yes, any turbinate reduction procedure can lad to Empty Nose Syndrome. The likelihood of this actually occurring is rather small with this procedure hen performed by experienced surgeons. I would recommend you address all our questions and concerns before your scheduled procedure. Ask for your surgeon's results. I perform this procedure n our office under local anesthesia without ENS. ...Read more

10

10
I suffer from chronic blocked nose especially during sleep. My ENT suggested turbinectomy but im afraid of empty nose syndrome. Should I do it pls?10x

I suffer from chronic blocked nose especially during sleep. My ENT suggested turbinectomy but im afraid of empty nose syndrome. Should I do it pls?10x

This is evidence: Of a disturbed action of what is known as the nasal cycle. This is actually controlled by the lower brain and the commonest cause in my experience is poor diet. That may sound weird but the lower brain is in charge of our ability to adapt to environmental change including the light/dark cycle. ...Read more