Top
10
Doctor insights on: Septoplasty Side Effects

Share
1

1
What should I expect after a uppp, tonsil removal, septoplasty and tongue coblation surgeries? What side effects or sensations? Thanks.

What should I expect after a uppp, tonsil removal, septoplasty and tongue coblation surgeries? What side effects or sensations? Thanks.

Swelling: Surgery on the throat may result in massive swelling. Your surgeon will provide you with instructions to minimize the swelling and pain; these instructions should be followed closely. It is likely that medications will be administered during surgery to treat this as well as pain medications prescribed postoperatively. A mechanical soft diet is also likely to advised. Take it easy for 10 days. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Suzanne Galli
388 doctors shared insights

Septoplasty (Definition)

Altering the anatomy of the septum for improvement in breathing or appearance of nose. See ...Read more


5

5
After one year of septoplasty. Right nose blockage open when sleep on left side is it related to adenoids or what?

After one year of septoplasty. Right nose blockage open when sleep on left side is it related to adenoids or what?

Need endonasal exam: Such a situation may warrant further examination. The septoplasty surgery may not have completely corrected septal deviations. But there are other significant endonasal (inside nasal cavity) structures that could effect breathing - namely the turbinate bones along the lateral endonasal wall or yes, the adenoids. Further, there is a natural nasal cycle which swells and "de-swells" the nose daily. ...Read more

7

7
Septoplasty/Turbinate reduction 2 years ago-still constant significant crusting. 1 side of nose blocked again. Empty Nose Syndrome? Is there treatment

Septoplasty/Turbinate reduction 2 years ago-still constant significant crusting. 1 side of nose blocked again. Empty Nose Syndrome? Is there treatment

Need followup exam: Nasal crusting after surgery can mean several things depending on the original indication for surgery. There can be treatment for crusting however. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
Did septoplasty 3 week ago. Lt side dns and rt side concha.In operation docs just repaired nasal septum. Now breathing problm from rt side. Pls help!

Did septoplasty 3 week ago. Lt side dns and rt side concha.In operation docs just repaired nasal septum. Now breathing problm from rt side. Pls help!

Inferior turbinate: Without visualizing your nose, it is impossible to identify the problem. A concha bullosa had to be determined with a cat scan so your surgeon may have seen that and reported it to you. The most common cause of nasal obstruction on the side opposite to the deviation is an enlarged or engorged inferior turbinate. Sometimes with a septoplasty, the inferior turbinate also has to be reduced in size. ...Read more