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General Anesthesia And Nasal Congestion
My Other is experiencing nasal drainage, nasal congestion (stuffiness), sinus pain and difficulty breathing through nose (side: both) .
Getting rhino and septoplasty done with local anesthesia & only minimal IV sedation. Can i get breathing tube to protect airway still?
Many: Try any of the otc decongestants.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can a nasal steroid spray + antihistamine reduce nasopharynx swelling and thick mucus plugged in the area? No surgery needed, ENT says its pollution!
Possibly: Using these medications together are an excellent measure to treat nasal allergies that can cause excess mucus production, nasal plugging, congestion, etc.. ...Read more
Can allergic-influenza rhinitis last 2 months with dry cough and dry, bloody-fatty nasal Ep. with edema at nasal back? Clean Thorax and nasal Röntgen.
M.D. visit: From your history and description, these symptoms may represent an allergic reaction which can cause red irritated eyes and nasal passages. Sinusitis caused by an infection is also possible, but the drainage would be thick and fever is typically associated. I would suggest a nasal steroid and taking the loratadine daily until the symptoms improve. Your physician will also screen you for asthma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing nasal congestion (stuffiness), post nasal drip and sinus pain. The following also describes me: Difficulty breathing through nos...
Sounds like you have: a cold. Get plenty of rest, drink lots of fluids, take over the counter decongestants and use analgesics for the discomfort. If your symptoms persist for more than 48-72 hours, see your health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more
Will doing rhino and septoplasty at sametime under only local anesthesia pose risks like anesthesia toxicitity?
Will afrin (oxymetazoline) nose spray work as well as sudafed po with less risk of increased heart rate for opening up my sinuses and eustachian tubes?
Can small amount of Vaseline in nostril ( to treat dry nose/nose bleeds) cause immediate post nasal drip and hence coughing?
Not typical: That is not a typical response but not worrisome if that is occurring. You may also try a nasal gel like ChitoRhino Nasal gel for a dry, crusting nose. ...Read more
Under general anesthesia for sinus surgery is breathing tube used to keep airway open or is the equipment and medical team literally breathing for you?
Yes: Usually there is a breathing tube.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can allergies and chronic sinusitis cause excessive post nasal drip and swollen neck glands for 8 weeks? In sched for sinus surgery in 2 months.
Nasal turbinate swelling for last 7 months. Now having pain in nasal passages, and pressure behind eyes and headache. Can this be a sinus infection?
Dry eyes. Can't take decongestant or antihistamine for sinus infection. Will Sinoclear serve the purpose of unclogging sinus n post nasal drip?
I often feel nasal irritation and congestion, sinus CT always comes clear, can a person have infection at back of nasal airways, withou sinus infection?
Can Ipratropium Bromide nasal spray help with post-nasal drip? No runny nose or front nasal discharge, just the drip. Not linked to allergy (per ENT)
Depends: It depends on the cause for the post-nasal drips. If the nasal drips is not linked to nasal stuffiness, sneezing, or runny nose, one needs to consider other causes (sinus infection for example). If your nose and eyes itch, it is likely from allergy which can confirmed by the history and skin testing. One can't tell whether one has an allergic problem by looking at the nose and throat alone. ...Read more
What are the reasons for an adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy in 5 year old with allergies, fluid in ears, snoring, and 3 episodes of facial swelling?
To treat ear fluid : Tonsils are lymph nodes (ln) at back of throat and adenoids are ln above the tonsils at the back of nose near the eustachian tube (et) opening. The et runs from middle ear to back of nose and if blocked by large adenoids the et can't equalize air pressure in middle ear leading to fluid and infection in middle ear. Large adenoids can block nose causing snoring. Facial swelling probably unrelated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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