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How painful is surgical turbinectomy?

How painful is surgical turbinectomy?

Turbinate surgery: It depends on what technique is used. There are minimally invasive procedures such as Coblation turbinate reduction ,endoscopic microdebrider turbinate reduction or an actual surgical excision of a portion of the turbinate. The first two aren't very painful, while the last one is a little more painful. Overall, relatively minor pain . That should not stop you to help you breathe better! ...Read more

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What to do if i'm getting a septoplasty and turbinectomy soon. Advice or comments?

What to do if i'm getting a septoplasty and turbinectomy soon. Advice or comments?

Read preop papers: If you are having septorhinoplasty soon, the I assume you have schedulled for surgery. If so, recommend reading all the preoperative and post op. instructions and familiarize yourself with this surgery so that you know what to expect. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i'm getting a septoplasty and turbinectomy soon. Advice or comments?

What do you suggest if i'm getting a septoplasty and turbinectomy soon. Advice or comments?

Septoplasty: If you are noticing nasal blockage, you could consider a surgical procedure called septoplasty. This could relieve the obstruction from the deviated septum. ...Read more

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Last month i did septoplasty/turbinectomy but now when i blow out from my nose i see frequently high quantity of mucus with green bright green color?

See your surgeon: That sounds suspicious for an infection within your nose. I would see your surgeon who can use a device to look into your nose beyond what you can see. Sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Septoplasty & turbinectomy 4mths ago. Cleared nose but now getting thick, clear mucus. Allergy tests negative-Any allergies that mightn't show on test?

Septoplasty & turbinectomy 4mths ago. Cleared nose but now getting thick, clear mucus. Allergy tests negative-Any allergies that mightn't show on test?

Yes.: There are all sorts of things to be allergic to and not all of them are included in standard allergy testing. If you continue to have allergic symptoms, consult your ENT doctor about treatments. You may do fine with antihistamines, nasal sprays, etc but best to check with your surgeon first. ...Read more