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Running Nose After Sinus Surgery
Still healing: The normal lymphatic drainage of the nasal and septal mucosa ('skin' inside the nose) takes quite a long time to recover occasionally. Don't give up hope - this will likely improve. Atropine nasal spray could be used temporarily if this is really bothering you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Septoplasty, nasal turbinate reduction, & nasal polyp removal surgery 6 weeks ago. Nasal irrigation 4x a day but i still have bad headaches day/night.
Probably: exercise induced rhinitis. This is a form, and more common than you think, of non-allergic rhinitis. It appears to be related to hyperactivity of "cholinergic" glands. Review this with your doctor as there are treatments. Alternatively, it also could be related to an exposure in your exercise environment too. ...Read more
Usually not.: Unless you specifically request (and pay for) cosmetic changes to your nose, deviated septum surgery corrects the internal deformity of your septum. Severe septal injury can also involve externally-visible nasal deformity, and proper repair may involve more than septoplasty alone--this would be called septo-rhinoplasty, and is often considered reconstructive and not cosmetic in nature. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having deviated septum surg, turbinate reduc. , sinus balloon dilation. When should I stop taking otc nasal decongestants (benzedrex, etc.) ?
Nasal surgery : You should ask these questions to your surgeon as she/he may have particular preferences. Hopefully, you have not been using topical nasal decongestant sprays, as they should not be used long term and not before nasal surgery. Oral decongestants can be taken up to the day of surgery, if needed. ...Read more
Had sinus surgery 5 days ago now bloody phlegm running drown throat after using nasal spray? Normal? Quick answer please
Yes: A little bit of blood tinged stuff or small blood clots can be expected in the 1st couple of weeks. But if you suffer from profuse bleeding , contact the surgeon immediately. Unless the nasal spray is prescribed by the surgeon, it may be a good idea to stop using it for a couple of weeks. ...Read more
Postop: please follow your surgeon's postop instructions.Get a more detailed answer ›
After Turbinate Reduction surgery, how long before everything returns to normal? (i.e. congestion, mucus buildup, sore nose, ears popping)
Up to a month: It took mine about that long to heal up. Individual results may vary. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I am 12 days post op septoplasty/inferior turbinate reduction. My nose is very dry! can I use the neil med hypertonic sinus rinse or naso gel ?
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
I had a septoplasty & endoscopic surgery this past tues.My nose is runny stuffy and have a gauze.Can i shower? Can water go in nose using salinex
Information: If you have pcking ion the nose it is best not to get it wet. So turn you head away from the shower jet. It would be best to speak with your surgeon regarding what he advises for routine post op care. Generally I do not allow my patients do do anything with the nose for at least one week post op. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends if you mean immediately after, or in the weeks following. Usually nose is packed immediately. So nothing to do except keep outside clean with q-tips and saline. Ask your ENT surgeon for specific instructions in your case. Depends on many factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi there , after a surgery of deviated septum and reducing of turbinates I am suffer from constant post nasal drip 24/7 . No allergies?
Possibly: But it is best to first see your surgeon...If they check inside your nose and "all looks fine"..Then see an allergist . Skin testing is easy..And they can prescribe very effective nasal sprays(minimal side effects).Also you can find out if you are allergic to your ?Pets ?Dust mites etc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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