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Septal surgery: Hello. Yes, following a septal surgery it is common and expected to develop a headache. When i perform this procedure, i place splints inside the nose on both sides to support the operated septum in the midline position. After the splints are removed, the pain decreases significantly. See your surgeon for confirmation. ...Read more
Although you: are young - this still should prompt emergency medical evaluation to rule out a cardiac event. ...Read more
Can deviated septum or minor upper bridge fracture or cartilage chip cause sinus pressure headaches? Left sinus about 60% blocked since minor bruise.
Can severe deviated septum with bone spur projecting bet left middle and inf turb to contact the lateral wall cause chronic infections? sinus are ok.
Commonly seen: In laparoscopic surgery, the abdomen is inflated with carbon dioxide (CO2) gas to make a "cave" that the surgeon can see/work in. At the end of the case, the CO2 gas is removed, but invariably, some remains beneath the diaphragms. The "pain" nerves of the shoulder are the same as the diaphragm. Therefore, patients often complain of shoulder pain after laparoscopic surgery. ...Read more
Can deviated septum cause reoccurring sinus infections? Ent said I have 90% nasal blockage on right side.
Devoted septum: A severe deviated septum narrows the nasal passages and can impair sinus drainage on that side. So, if you have a cold or allergy problem, certainly this can contribute to problems with sinus infections or inflammation on that side. It doesn't cause an infection, however. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe, maybe not: The deviated septum and concha bullosa could increase the risk of a maxillary sinus infection. Other than facial pain, you should also have colored nasal drainage and nasal congestion greater than 10 days to make the diagnosis of a bacterial sinus infection. Or if you had these symptoms, became better and then worsened, then you would also have an infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Deviated nasal septum with adhesion inferior turbinate at right side.Eustachiantube dyesfunction, is turbinate reduction only useful or with septoplas?
Turbinate Reduction: Hello. The answer to your question depends on your intranasal anatomy. If your septum is surgically corrected, then your turbinates may need attention because the altered septal anatomy may create a new problem with enlarged turbinates. I address both at the time of surgery. Review these questions with your ENT surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more
Stuffy nose only on left nostril causing headache & pain near brow bone. Also Pain inside left nostril. No runny nose. Almost 2weeks already. Cancer?
Difficult Symptoms: When people have chest pain and trouble breathing, it is very difficult if not impossible to rule out serious issues like pulmonary embolus (blood clot to lung), heart attack, pneumothorax, or pneumonia. This group of symptoms is best evaluated by a doctor in person, where many questions can be asked, and the doctor can examine you and check all your vital signs. ...Read more
Crooked nose: A deviated septum can contribute to the appearance of a crooked nose but correcting the septal deviation may not be enough to straighten your nose. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
What symptoms can a deviated septum cause? Could my deviated septum be the reason behind my allergies,breathing trouble,congestion and sleep apnea?
Possibly: Asymptomatic cysts and polyps are common in the maxillary sinus and often have no relationship to sinus disease. So an inflamed septum probably has no relationship unless it is so deviated that it presses into the middle meatus which could obstruct the drainage pathway for the maxillary sinus. ...Read more