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What is a saddle nose?

What is a saddle nose?

Descriptive term: The "saddle nose" is a descriptive term used to describe a nose with a sunken bridge.It can be part of the variability of genetic endowment or result from destruction of the nasal cartilage by disease. Prior to penicillin (which reduced the issue), it was one of the features of infants born with congenital syphilis. ...Read more

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I'm starting to think I have a saddle nose. What do I do?

I'm starting to think I have a saddle nose. What do I do?

Rhinoplasty?: You may decide to consult with a plastic surgeon for repair of the nose with cartilage, bone or a synthetic implant. For additional information- There are medical conditions that can be a cause of saddle nose including polychondritis, cocaine abuse, and wegners granulomatosis. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Apply compression at the front of the nose
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Gently pack the nose with cotton
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If your nosebleeds are continuous or frequent, go to the ER
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During a septoplasty, do doctor's sometimes leave only 5 mm or less of a dorsal strut to correct a deviated section? I have saddle nose now.

During a septoplasty, do doctor's sometimes leave only 5 mm or less of a dorsal strut to correct a deviated section? I have saddle nose now.

Evaluation: You will need an in person facial exam and evaluation in order to determine what is the problem. Please consult with a Facial Plastic Surgeon or Plastic Surgeon in your area. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I fell of a spinning seat (saddle spinner) at the park and hit my head and side?

I fell of a spinning seat (saddle spinner) at the park and hit my head and side?

If you: Are not vomiting , appetite ok, not peeing blood then you are probably just going to be really sore. If you are booting, confused, lethargic or per blood go to Ear. Otherwise ice the areas 25 min 3 times a day for the next few days. You can expect some bruises ...Read more

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I am 70 years old and still an active endurance rider. When I trot or canter my head throbs with the impacts with the saddle. Otherwise no problem.

I am 70 years old and still an active endurance rider.  When I trot or canter my head throbs with the impacts with the saddle.  Otherwise no problem.

Good for you: it sounds as if you may have some arthritic changes in your neck. I wonder is some sort of soft neck collar or brace may be helpful with this. Suggest seeing your physician and an athletic trainer for further help and suggestions. ...Read more

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How to get a smaller nose?

Surgical procedure: You can consult w a facial plastic surgeon or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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My nose hurts. What to do?

My nose hurts. What to do?

Nose hurts and why?: It is not clear why your nose is hurting you. You can ask your PCP to help figure it out and if he can't help maybe an ENT person can help. Once you find out why it's hurting a solution can be proposed! ...Read more

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My nose has not stop runny ?

My nose has not stop runny ?

Runaway running: Nose for how long? A cold usually lasts 7-10 days, but can last as long as 14 days. If your nose has been runny for longer, then could be sinus infection, allergies or non-allergic runny nose. Talk with your doc about the right problem and the right treatment for you. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have a huge nose?

Is it bad to have a huge nose?

Not in my book.: We all have different shapes and sizes of noses. I don't know of any health problems caused by having a large nose. It is best to embrace and love ourselves. ...Read more

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What can I buy to unclog my nose?

What can I buy to unclog my nose?

Decongestants: You can try either an oral decongestant or a nasal spray decongestant. Please be aware that the oral form may increase your heart rate, increase your blood pressure, give you palpitations or make you feel anxious. The nasal spray is better tolerated but you can only use it for 3 - 5 days max. You can also try just a saline nasal spray or nasal irrigation to help flush out irritants. ...Read more

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How can I reshape my nose faster?

Reshape nose: The only ways to reshape your nose are through surgery or injections of filler. You should have your nose evaluated by a board certified surgeon who specializes in these procedures. ...Read more

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How to decrease the size of nose?

Rhinoplasty: The only way to decrease the size of your nose is surgically (rhinoplasty). See a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Why is my nose cold all the time ?

Normal or Raynaud's : Cold extremities may be normal for most people, but if it is a chronic condition, it could be due to raynaud's syndrome, which is not uncommon & is due to a vasoconstriction of blood vessels in the nose and extremities. See your md to see if that is the issue. ...Read more

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What are remedies for a clear nose?

What are remedies for a clear nose?

Neti pots can: Reduce nasal congestion. Mix ΒΌ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed ; again in the morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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What can be done for a humped nose?

What can be done for a humped nose?

Rhinitis: Nasal steroids typically work the best. Otc non sedating antihistamines also work in mild cases very well. ...Read more

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How to heal a cold sorescab on nose?

How to heal a cold sorescab on nose?

Cold sore.: Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your dermatologist can also provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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Am i sick if my nose is super runny?

Am i sick if my nose is super runny?

Rhinorrhea : Can have several causes from inhalation irritation, to allergic, but yes also due to uri. Look for any other additional signs, like fever, sore throat, muscle aches. Wash hands frequently. ...Read more

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