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What is the best treatment for deviated septum?

What is the best treatment for deviated septum?

Septoplasty: A septoplasty is a surgical procedure to treat a deviated septum and improve nasal breathing. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Deviated Nasal Septum (Definition)

A nasal septum that is not straight. One that bends and can ...Read more


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What is the treatment for nasal fracture?

What is the treatment for nasal fracture?

Surgery if deformity: Of note: nasal fractures are the 3rd most common fracture & most are undertreated. According to ENT literature: reduction of a nasal fracture is indicated in any patient with a significant cosmetic deformity or functional compromise. The best time for reduction may be within the first 3 hours following injury. Otherwise, most believe that waiting 3-7 days is preferable after swelling has subsided. ...Read more

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Which treatment is best for deviated nasal septum? Very mild snoring.

Which treatment is best for deviated nasal septum? Very mild snoring.

Snoring or breathing: For my patients who having trouble breathing through their nose even if they have a deviated septum i recommend they try a medicated nasal spray first. Either a intranasal steroid (flonase) or intranasal anti-histamine (patanase) or both. This might help the difficulty breathing through nose and even snoring. If this doesnt work then they can consider septoplasty and turbinate reduction. ...Read more

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What type of surgery is recommended for a deviated nasal septum?

Septoplasty: A deviated nasal septum is corrected by a procedure called a septoplasty. If the septum is obstructing your breathing then your insurance will most likely pay for it. The surgery takes about an hour and there is usually very little bruising on the outside fo the nose. It will not usually change the cosmetic appearance of the nose. ...Read more

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Suffering fro a deviated nasal septum-- what's the best possible treatment?

Suffering fro a deviated nasal septum-- what's the best possible treatment?

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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What is the best treatment for a congested nose?

What is the best treatment for a congested nose?

Saline solution: Are very cheap. Apply that on the nose, topically or use a spray mist, dry it with fresh q tips and coat your nostril with aquaphor ointment, vaseline or a & d ointment. May repeat as often as needed. At times you may need allergy med or prescription nose spray if severe. Steaming up the bathroom help loosen up very stuffed up nose especially the little babies. Breathe better after a shower, right? ...Read more

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What is the best nasal decongestant for nose block ?

What is the best nasal decongestant for nose block ?

Afrin (oxymetazoline: When used for short time frames, 3-5 days, it is very effective. Longer use causes rebound congestion that is quite problematic. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for stuffy nose?

What is the best medication for stuffy nose?

Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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What is a deviated septum and rhinoplasty?

What is a deviated septum and rhinoplasty?

Septorhinoplasty: Septo rhinoplasty fixes both a bent inside of nose and cosmetic issues on the outside of the nose. The procedure is sometimes covered by insurance. See a rhinoplasty surgeon. ...Read more

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What is most effective treatment for nasal polyps and maxillary sinusitis?

What is most effective treatment for nasal polyps and maxillary sinusitis?

A good specialist: Nasal polyps and sinusitis can be treated but each treatment should be tailored to the individual. Some patients respond better than others. Generally the treatment will entail a combination of different medicines (antibiotics and/or steroids - oral or nasal). I would consult a good ENT or allergist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a stuffy nose?

What is the treatment for a stuffy nose?

One natural way.: Agree w dr. Kam. Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in the morning. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sinusitis?

What is the best treatment for sinusitis?

Sinusitis Rx: Sinusitis is primarily treated with an antibiotic like amoxcillin. Other treatments may include a decongestant, either oral or a nose spray (either otc afrin (oxymetazoline) or a prescribed steroid nose spray like flonase). If you use an otc nose spray, be sure to use it only for 3 days. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sinusitis?

What is the best treatment for sinusitis?

Sinusitis: Hello, the “best” treatment for sinusitis depends on its severity, past treatments, symptoms and whether it is acute, subacute, recurrent acute or chronic. Over the counter recommendations include saline nasal/sinus rinse followed by an intranasal steroid like generic Flonase. A med like ibuprofen is helpful to reduce inflammation and pain. Sudafed can also be used for congestion. See your doc too ...Read more

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What is the treatment for nasal overdose?

What is the treatment for nasal overdose?

???: I'm not sure what this medication is and can't find it in any books...Do you mean nasal saline? If so, you can't really overdose on it since it's just salt water. Swallowing too much of it can, rarely, affect one's blood pressure and body water volume if there are known heart problems. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the best treatment for ethnoidal nasal polyp?

Please help! what is the best treatment for ethnoidal nasal polyp?

Steroids: If asymptomatic, try both topical and oral steroids. If no improvement and you are symptomatic with pain, pressure, excessive drainage, consider surgery by a well trained ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Is Rhinocort (budesonid nasal spray) the best treatment for patulous eustachian tube? what are the alternatives?

Is Rhinocort (budesonid nasal spray) the best treatment for patulous eustachian tube? what are the alternatives?

Possibly: Afrin is another otc medication that decongests nasal mucosa thereby relieving eustachian tube dysfunction (fullness in ears/popping/fluid build-up behind eardrum). Should only be used a few days at a time, read instructions. More potent treatments available with guidance from a physician. ...Read more

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What is the normal procedure for a deviated septum consultation?

What is the normal procedure for a deviated septum consultation?

Procedure: The doctor will inspect, and may use a speculum to see the deviation. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for nasal injury?

What's the best treatment for nasal injury?

See facial surgeon: If the nasal bones are fractured, they may need to be placed back in position after the swelling goes down. If it looks crooked, see a facial or plastic surgeon to have the simple procedure done. ...Read more

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What is the best allergy medicine for nasal congestion?

What is the best allergy medicine for nasal congestion?

Pseudoephedrine: Decongestants work best for nasal congestion, and there is only one over the counter medication that works well for this problem, and that is pseudoephedrine. This medication is only available by asking the pharmacist. Nasal steroid sprays are the most effective medication for childhood allergies, in children over the age of 2, when medications are needed on a regular basis. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for saline nasal spray overdose?

What is the treatment for saline nasal spray overdose?

No such thing: I can't imagine an overdose of steroid nasal spray. I have some patients flush with half a liter of saline twice a day. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more