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Endoscopic Sinus Surgery During Pregnancy
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Tachycardia : the fast heart rate after surgery can be due to blood loss or due to the stress of the surgery. If it was due to blood loss, get your blood count checked. If it is due to the stress of the surgery, do not worry about it. You can also get tachycardia by being dehydrated. Make sure you drink plenty of water. Good luck and feel better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cutting nerves: There are special nerves called sympathetic nerves. There is a bundle of them in the upper chest which go to the arm and hand. Some people have a condition where their hands sweat too much. It can be socially debilitating. Cutting these nerves can relieve these symptoms. Endoscopic means it is done with a small scope and a couple of small incisions instead of spreading the ribs. ...Read more
Surgery for sinus mucocele & turbinate reduction done under general require urine cathetor? Any danger to this nature of surgery?
Most likely no: There is no reason that you should need a catheter for sinus surgery. The procedure is relatively short in time & often done out-patient. That said, your surgeon will do what s/he feels is proper for the safety of your health. You can always call & ask. Just like intubation for breathing though, they may do it once you are "out" & remove it before you wake so you may not even know it was done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not to cure them: Balloon sinuplasty is a nice way of opening blocked sinuses. Polyp disease is not an issue of blocked sinuses the way pain or recurrent infection might be. Polyps are from nasal and sinus inflammation. The balloon procedure won't stop your particular nose from being inflamed. Removing the polyps and opening the sinuses combined with medication, oral and intranasal, long term is the best treatment. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Safe surgery: When done for the right reasons for chronic sinusitis, sinus surgery is 90-95% effective at reducing symptoms.Risks are low but include: scarring, anesthetic complications, bleeding, infection, recurrent disease, pain, voice changes, reduced smell,and nasal obstruction.Extremely rare complications in skilled hands include injury to the eye/brain injury, CSF spinal fluid leak, blindness, and death. ...Read more
About 2 to 3 weeks: Endoscopic sinus surgery associated with a septoplasty takes about 2 to 3 weeks to heal. The healing process is dependent on the extent of the pathology in your sinuses and the extent of the surgical procedure. Your sinus surgeon will have the answers to your questions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sneezed and stomach hurt, 4 days post op keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst, are there any risks?
Probably OK: As long as your incisions look like they are still closed, then you are fine. There will be some deep bruising inside that you may not see that can cause some pain with sneezing, coughing, laughing, etc. ...Read more
Could trigger point/scalene/pec minor botox injections affect a surgery in any way? If having a surgery 1-2 weeks after the botox? Thoracic outlet syn
Does nasal turbinate reduction endoscopic surgery reduces the sense of smell?It has to be done along with right sinus cyst removal
Usually not: However if your problem is due to an allergic issue, then the problem will likely return after weeks or months after the turbinate reduction. Consider consulting an allergist before you undergo this procedure. At the least you need a 2nd opinion from another ent. ...Read more
Surgery: tomorrow I'm having nasal polyps removed, he's fixing my deviated septum, & having an extra sinus cavity removed. How long for recovery?
Septoplasty: Most patients are under general anesthesia for a septoplasty, Your surgeon will restore your septum to the midline using different techniques which may include removal of cartilage and bone. The incisions are closed and some surgeons place splints inside the nose while others may use packing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very rare: Complications from cholecystectomy include wound infection, bleeding/hematoma, bile duct injury with bile leak and intra-abdominal abscess. Late complications include retained gallbladder stones, bile duct stricture and incisional hernia. Death is very rare, and is mostly related to overall physical condition of the patient (e.g. Other medical problems and whether surgery was an emergency). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will a surgery to remove sinus mucocele, turbinate reduction under general anesthesia require urine cathetor? Also, will breathing tube impact my tmj?
No need : For a urine catheter for a short surgery. Your TMJ shouldn't be a problem as long as your anesthesiologist can safely manage your airway. A quick exam should give him the information he needs and allow him time to gather whatever tools he needs to keep you safe. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Endoscopic sinus surgery describes a group of surgical procedures performed using fiberoptic telescopes and other instruments through the nostrils, thus avoiding incisions. The visualization afforded by the endoscopes is far superior to older techniques. The most common indication is for those patients who suffer from chronic or recurrent sinus infections and ...Read more
In simplest terms, sinus surgery is defined as making openings through the nasal passages and the four, paired sinuses on each side of the nose, bigger. This may include straightening a crooked (deviated) septum, reducing the size of the nasal turbinates, and making the openings (ostia) larger, using by means of a drill with a very small bit that removes bone ...Read more
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