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Swollen Concha Bullosa
Have bilateral concha bullosa on left,hypertrophied right inferior turbinate,deviated nasal septum.2 swollen nodes on front nd bck of right ear..why?
Anatomy: Concha bullosae are enlarged middle turbinates, which is a variant type of anatomy, causing nasal obstruction. Enlarged inferior turbinates also cause difficulty breathing. A deviated septum is a crooked divider between the right and left nostrils, also causing difficulty breathing. Swollen nodes might be a reaction to a recent or chronic infection. See an otolaryngologist for evaluation. ...Read more
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
Hyposmia after septoplasty and middle turbinate reducation I had a combined septoplasty and middle turbinate (concha bullosa) resection on 29th Feb. Immediately after the operation (1 day) I couldn't smell anything. My sense of smell returned after about
Most : Most changes in smell following intranasal surgery are self-limiting and related to swelling of the nasal mucosa which can impair odorant contact with the olfactory nerves. The middle turbinate attaches to the cribriform plate, through which the olfactory fibers pass. The "crista" may be a misdictation in the or report as the only one i'm aware of is the crista galli, which is an intracranial boney projection above the cribriform plate to which the falx cerebri attaches. It seems improbable this was fractured. As long as you are not experiencing clear fluid drainage from the nose, having unexplained headaches, fever, or neck stiffness, there is probably not much reason for concern here. A trial of topical nasal steroids (i.e., flonase) woulnd't be an unreasonable initial approach. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have concha bullosa in right nose! are my lungs infected due to this. What to do? Can't breathe from right side.
Surgery: A concha bullosa is a minor anatomical variation of the structures in your nose. It does tend to obstruct your breathing, and is easily fixed with surgery . The enlarged turbinate does not lead to lung problems. ...Read more
What to do if I have chronic right nose blockage ..i had cat scan resulting in clear deviation septum and concha bullosa?
Deviated septum: A deviates septum is not an uncommon problem. It can lead to nasal obstruction, snoring and even sinus issues. You only need surgery if you are having symptoms.be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. surgery is the only treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What this mean? CT scan
There is a right sided concha bullosa involving the right middle turbinate. The nasal septum is midline.
Dizziness and sore right sinuses when i press on them. I have a deviated septum and concha bullosa, can fluid in sinus causing dizziness?
Sick sinus syndrome: Intermittent symptoms are: fatigue, dizziness or lightheadedness, confusion or short term amnesia, shortness of breath. To support this diagnosis the connection between your symptoms and an abnormal heart rhythm should be established. Rec.: see your physician to identify the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ct scan of nose and sinus shows 11*9 mm cyst, left concha bullosa, patchy mucosal thickening.Please tell me what does all these mean?
Ent said I have largest concha bullosa he's ever seen. Still get nightly congestion despite steroid spray. Could surgery possibly improve sleep?
Ct scan shows mucus retention cyst in right sinus 9*11 mm.Left concha bullosa and patchy mucosal thicknening.Please suggest ways to improve symptoms.
Other: Than nasal antiinflamatories, there is not much you can do. ...Read more