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Smoking Weed After A Deviated Septum Surgery
Smoking never "safe": Smoking has so many health risks including the way in which it adversly affects healing, so you will never get a doctor to tell you it's safe to smoke. Check with your local hospital or health care provider about smoking cessation classes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Most likely: If you put your finger on the top of the nose about half way between the eyes and the tip you are feeling the upper part of the nasal septum. Septoplasty surgery usually involves working on the middle and/or lower part of the septum (far away from the part of the nose you are touching). The goal is to open up the airway without disturbing the structural support or changing the shape of the nose. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
Septoplasty: Most patients are under general anesthesia for a septoplasty, Your surgeon will restore your septum to the midline using different techniques which may include removal of cartilage and bone. The incisions are closed and some surgeons place splints inside the nose while others may use packing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgery: tomorrow I'm having nasal polyps removed, he's fixing my deviated septum, & having an extra sinus cavity removed. How long for recovery?
Common Surgery: Deviated nasal septum (dns) and nasal polyps are quite common surgeries in ENT speciality. In good hands there is minimal risk. Benefits outweigh the risks when patient's can breathe so much better after the surgery and more over they can keep their mouths closed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Helps the congestion: The nasal septum is the divider between the nostrils. No one is perfect, but some folks' bony septums can be significantly deviated from the midline (from birth or injury) adding to congestion from viruses or allergies. Correcting this deviation will alleviate this obstruction to a greater or lesser extent, help any sleep apnea, but the sneezing, itching, and running will still occur. ...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
May affect you: Yes , must inform your anesthesiologist before surgery to help you for a better management , prevent complications that includes any medications rx ed , non rx ed medications including (especially ) illegal use of drugs ...Read more
Ent found deviated septum, nasal obstruction, damage from gerd. Needs to do endoscopic septoplasty. Scared. Risks? Any life threatening risks?
Not big risk : Septoplasty is correction of the deviated or crooked septum. The basic risks include bleeding, infection , not getting a satisfactory correction of deviation, a septal perforation(hole), changes in smell/ taste temporarily. No life threatening risks from surgery. Most ENT doctors do 100's of these a year. Quite common and routine procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Deviated septum: A deviated septum is a common issue. It can be corrected through septoplasty and brought back to the midline by techniques to remove deviated cartilage. If there are symptoms like nasal obstruction, snoring or recurrent sinusitis, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...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
Very prominent bony nasal bridge after septoplasty and turbinate reduction. Not noticeable before. Why?
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