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Is it common for nasal crusts to continue to form after endonasal pituitary surgery? Had surgery in 2007. What can be done for it by doc & at home?
Deviated septum surgery how successful is it. Will the condition return? After surgery I have nasal crusting
Very Successful: Deviated septum surgery is very successful to remove the blockage from the airway. There is a possibility of the septum not staying in place and having a recurrence. If you are having a lot of crusting after surgery, particularly if you are more than 6 weeks out from surgery, you should get in to see your surgeon again. The surgeon can also check to see if the septum is in the mid-line. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Night-time nasal dry crusting. I wear a CPAP. How can I reduce this? Am 1 1/2 weeks post-septoplasty. This was normal for me pre-surgery.
You might: Consider trying using an emollient with a oil base, like vaseline on the inside of your nose, or review with your ENT about possible use of an antibiotic ointment if there is a suggestion of vestibulitis. You should also consider regular saline nasal irrigation - as long as it's OK by your ENT post-surgically. And review with your ENT about humidifcation of your not only your home but CPAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably: You are probably a nasal staphylococcus aureus carrier (as is 25% of the population). You probably have a superficial nasal infection. If it persists you may need treatment with topical Mupirocin ointment or oral antibiotic treatment. An alternative explanation would be that you have allergic rhinitis that needs treatment with antihistamines or topical corticosteroid sprays. See your md prn. ...Read more
My right nostril is sore inside and is creating crust. Not sure what's going on in there but using bactroban nasal ointment in it. Will it suffice?
Nasal passages are crusty/scabby, dry, sore. 3 weeks now. Mucos is blood-tinted & hard. Uncomfortable and painful. What is it the treatment for this?
Humidifier: In room may help, steroid spray prescribed by your physician. ...Read more
I am getting some drainage coming out of my ear. It is not blood it looks more like water. It drys then becomes crusty. I have bad sinuses and have been using a saline nasal cleaning solution i got from the pharmacy. Could this be causing the drainage fro
My allergies have spontaneously gotten very bad including intense nasal congestion for 5 days and waking up with crusty eyes, and nasal discharge ?
What's your question: Go see your Family Doc if over-the-counter allergy medications aren't enough to control your symptoms. Of course, try to figure out what's changed. Weather? Pollen season? Trees & flowers in bloom? Mold w/humidifier use? New foods? Failing that, your Family Doc can evaluate you & offer prescription options. If that doesn't work, s/he can refer to an Allergist for further testing. Maybe allergy sho ...Read more