Deviated septum surgery complications

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Avatar m tn My son, 28 years, has deviated septum. He has no problem with breathing in the daytime. When lying down, he may breathe partially through mouth.One ENT doctor says he must undergo surgery. Another one says he may have surgery when he faces problems, say, sinusitis etc. I am confused. How can I take a decision in this? Anybody could help?
Avatar m tn Hello people, I've been under surgery 2 days ago, for my deviated septum. I had some problems with the tampons the day after, they had to remove them and put new ones. Now i'm back home, with some issues.. My nose is dripping, but i guess this is normal at first? Whenever i swallow i feel like my ears are getting clogged up all the time! Is such an annoying and scary feeling.. is this normal? I called my ENT but she wasn't there, so now i have to wait to speak to her..
Avatar n tn The doctor kinda acted like a ***** and said the damage isn't done from someone hitting you, when in actuallity my bone is messed up from getting hit and my septum is deviated.
Avatar n tn Is this a reasonable expectation of this type of surgery? And I know invisalign would correct spacing of my teeth, but is it possible to switch to either regular braces or "lingual" braces that go behind the teeth to help pull the front teeth back. Thanks so much. I greatly appreciate any advice i can get.
Avatar n tn It has been recommended to me also that I have turbinate surgery as my middle ones are 3x their normal size and I have a deviated septum. I have terrible headaches and breathe through my nose. I have never had a surgery before so I am very wary of having something done especially on such sensitive tissue. Thank you so much for the information and comments.
458072 tn?1291418786 I will be having sinus surgery next Thursday, 10-21-10. This is because I have had repeated sinus infections that have not cleared up after 2 rounds of the strongest antibiotic (orally) they could give me. The ENT will go in and clean out everything in there, sounds gross. Due to these sinus problems going along with the hypothyroidism, I am wondering if it will do any good, or if it will just come back. Anyways....
Avatar f tn About 3 weeks ago I had Endo surgery. They repaired a deviated septum, left ethmoidectomy, bilateral reduction of all turbinates, and sphenoidotomy. My doctor said that recovery time (return to work) would be about a week. I'm now 3 days short of 3 weeks and still have huge parts of the day that I'm in pain. The worst part is the weekly debriding. It knock me down to bedridden for at least 48hours.
1378381 tn?1444869615 I've already had to go back to the surgeon several times for the sinus infections and a deviated septum, which is sorting itself and will be checked on in march) Thanks in advance. PS I've been taking 30mg - 60mg codeine when it gets particularly bad which is nearly every day atleast once, though I try to keep away from it as much as possible. Worst when trying to sleep.
Avatar f tn Had sinus sugery 4 days ago (fixed deviated septum, right turbinate reduction, sinus drainage hole enlarged). Gum pain is a lot worse than the sinus surgery pain in nose/sinuses. General anesthesia caused 3 ulcers, the one on gum-line hasn't healed, very painful, seemed to be the trigger. (Some numbing, tingling under top teeth from surgery but can deal with that.
Avatar n tn The same doctor performed two sinus surgeries (1st, deviated septum, turbinate reduction and 2nd one to clear blocked maxillary sinuses). I still have at least 10 sinus infections a year with terrible headaches, fever and fatigue. I have some mild allergies and am getting weekly shots. I have been on all kinds of antibotics, nasal sprays, antihistamines and steriods, but I still keep getting infections whenever I get a cold.
Avatar n tn i think it is normal last week i hade surgery on my nose for a deviated septum,chornic sinusite,and a polys,my throat afther and my uvila was so big i could not swallow right it was hurting me so much i even had ulcers big ones on my uvila, the doctor told me because when they put tubes in your body for awile you get irritated,what i did is i rince with mouth wash every 2 second and i try to drink tons of water,it went away in like 3 days afther the surgery,i'm not a doctor but it sounds like w
Avatar dr m tn if they have a deviated septum and if allergy treatment doesn’t work, then we can offer a septoplasty. There is also surgery to reduce the turbinates, which are these wing-like structures on the side of the nose that swell when you have a cold or allergy and there’s one other condition called nasal valve collapse that is frequently undiagnosed. This is a condition where the sidewall nostrils of your nose tend to collapse due to just natural weakening or due to previous surgery.
Avatar f tn my sinus surgery i had my deviated septum fixed and lots of polyps dug out. so any advice given would be highly appreciated on my previous post. i get so worried.
Avatar m tn Hi, I am due to have a septoplasty for a deviated septum and the turbinate reduction surgery the end of March. My left turbinate is swollen on the side of the deviation. I have had coblation surgery (where they use Radio-frequency to shrink the turbinate). We only shrunk the front of my inferior turbinate. This did well for about 19 months (until I caught a cold back at Thanksgiving). Then the swelling started all over again- now in the back part of my turbinate.
Avatar n tn I have a deviated septum and enlarged turbinades, that's what I've been told. I guess I've always had it but it only started to bother me a couple of years ago when I noticed I struggled to breathe through my nose, especially while exercising, I starting wearing those breathing strips and they help tremendously. Since it was getting worse, I went to an ENT and he put a scope up my nose to check for polyps and other things that could be obstructing but it turns out it's just my anatomy.
Avatar f tn Whether she can go to school within a week time? Whether there won't be any complications in surgery? that is the side affect of the surgery?
Avatar f tn My doctor made the opening to my maxillary sinuses to be about the size of a quarter. He also fixed my deviated septum and cleared out some polyps. After the surgery I had many complications and was unable to breathe out of my nose for quite some time. The doctor said it was due to my nasal passages being super sensitive (I couldn't even use a saline solution without them swelling up.) Also, my nose creates a mucus that is the consistancy of egg whites.
1203196 tn?1327434613 I keep trying to explain it's just how I deal with things and it's fine but it does get frustrating having to continually explain myself to different staff as you move along the different departments in the hospital before surgery. I've had my deviated septum done twice so I pretty much know what to expect. Anyway I'm hopeful that the incisions won't be too uncomfortable and that I'll be able to sleep in my waterbed without much problem.
Avatar n tn o An abnormal growth of tissue in the nose (nasal polyps) or tumors. o Excessive growth of nasal bones. o Misshapen bone (deviated septum) and/or cartilage (rubbery tissue that coats the ends of bones) that divides the nostrils. * Sinus problems, such as: o A severe sinus infection (acute sinusitis). o Complications after sinus surgery. o A tumor or other abnormal growth in a sinus.
Avatar n tn I have a deviated septum and my doctor wants to do surgery . I'm very scared and would like to know if there's anyone out there that had a sinus surgery done? What was it like? Do you regret it? Any complications ?
Avatar dr m tn If your nose is stuffy for whatever reason—allergies, polyps, deviated septum, or anything else—that’s the first thing that I address, whether medically or surgically. This is because if you don’t breathe well through your nose, then everything else downstream is more prone to collapse. So once the nose is taken care of and if you still have sleep apnea, then you can try going back to the CPAP.
Avatar m tn Hi ! I've a deviated nasal septum . For last few months , it remain blocked . At times I face real problems in breathing .( specially when I get up in the morning ) . Doctors are advising me operation for this . But I am not sure whether an operation is a permanent solution . I've also taken Homeopathy and doing some Yoga . Also I am facing very peculiar problem of my ears going red and feeling of cill when I goes to office . Since in office Air conditioning is always on .
Avatar n tn Hello, I could not get through on the ENT forum and hoped you could maybe help. I moved into the upstairs (attic conversion) of a large house 6 years ago and shortly after my nose became constantly swollen and dry (not running), and the inside nasal tissue looks quite red. Also, I began having a tremendous pressure headache 24/7, deep behind my forehead (feels like the inside of my head is asleep), and symptoms of BPPV that come and go.
Avatar f tn Dr Antony This is becoming very interesting With the scan in 1998 it said I had a deviated septum as well as blocked sinuses. The scan last week 2009 showed septum central. I went back to the CT scan radiologist and said does that mean septum is straight as I cant have a deviated septum in 1998 and a central (straight ) septum in 2009. I was told the top Dr at the radiologist (In Australia) will look at the scan and advise me. So does central mean straight?
3240655 tn?1346727277 I've had surgery to straighten a deviated septum(2011). I had the surgery because I complained about the lingering odor. Months later the sweet rotten smell returned. A recent CT scan revealed two normal sized cysts in my upper left sinuses. But I only was recommended Flonase. The ENT persuaded me from surgery to remove the cyst, because he didn't think it would help, in his experience. He also believed, my problems may be because of allergies. He would go for the surgery if I wanted though.
Avatar n tn I never had one in my life, so I didn't know that was what was going on, I just thought it was 'fall-out' from the surgery, as I had been told it could take 6 months to a year to feel fully better (my surgery had been to repair a deviated septum, but up until the summer after the surgery, I had never had a sinus infection in my life).
Avatar m tn my symptoms are bad headche almost like a dizzy feeling but it might be just the headache im feeling,and i feel short of breath alot of the times it feels like a pressure in my throat like right under my chin like if i bend my head i feel it but sometimes i feel like its coming from the chest but more often i feel the throat pressure, i have no nasal symptoms when this first started i pressure and fullness in my ears thats no longer happening,and one thing i did notice is like where my eyebrow
Avatar f tn Hello All, I had surgery for deviated septum on December 26th 2013. The nurse placed the IV in my left hand. She had numbed the area before inserting the IV so I could not feel if she was"fishing" for the vein or not. Surgery went well and was home within a couple hours. The next day I noticed my hand was warm and the vein slightly swollen and getting hard. I ignored it for about a week and a half thinking it would go away but it continually has gotten worse.
Avatar n tn It is mostly on my left side, but a little on the right also. I also have been told that I have a moderately deviated septum. I have tried steroid sprays, decongestants, Prednisone, antihistimines, diet changes, and sinus rinses. First I was treated by inner ear specialists with various treatments for quite some time only to be told later that I probably don't have an inner ear problem. I even had a TMJ surgery and other treatments for TMJ to unplug my ears and reduce pain.