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I have ringing in the ear. Then had fess/septoplasty. Using neilmed sinus rinse 6 times a day. Tinnitus now worse and can't smell - is this normal?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

You should check with your ENT re this.

In brief: No

You should check with your ENT re this.
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Dr. Douglas Dedo
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Yes, rinse 1x/day

First question is how long after surgery? If 6 weeks or less your eustachian tubes are swollen that will increase awareness of tinnitus.
Secondly, the 6 saline rinses are irritating the mucous membranes. Do it once, max. 2x/day.

In brief: Yes, rinse 1x/day

First question is how long after surgery? If 6 weeks or less your eustachian tubes are swollen that will increase awareness of tinnitus.
Secondly, the 6 saline rinses are irritating the mucous membranes. Do it once, max. 2x/day.
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