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Treating deviated nasal septum through surgical methods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
User :   Doctor, I'm back
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
User :   Hi, mail is arrived, please check it
User :   oh, sorry I was talking with Dr. XXX
User :   about nose problems
Doctor :   I will just check
User :   I sent him nose pictures,
User :   ok, thanks so much
Doctor :   Give a moment
User :   that's right
Doctor :   The elevation of the nasolabial folds will help you in controlling the symptoms. I will suggest you to go as your treating doc had advised.
Doctor :   Also continue taking the saline nasal crops
Doctor :   *drops
User :   oh..
User :   you mean,Doctor, so it would be better doing again surgery
Doctor :   Yes you can go for it
User :   how much is my septum deviation, since I read that some little deviation is somehow fisiologic ?
Doctor :   It does not seem like too much, since deviation can only be commented after examination of the nose
User :   oh...I see...
User :   what makes me more suffering is having like little gibbosity on the nose...
Doctor :   The surgery will help you
User :   yes, so much true
User :   when I went to my previous surgeon after I bang he just made the pressure with finger and he said everything ok
Doctor :   ok. was he checking the nasal bone or the naso labial fold?
User :   but I saw like the nose was like more falling on the right side
User :   I think just nasal bone
User :   this new surgeon told me my naso-labial angle is less than 90 C
Doctor :   mild curvatures upto 5-10 degrees are considered to be normal, unless the face appearance is grossly affected cosmetically
Doctor :   if there are no gross appearance problems you could rekax
User :   you mean degrees about nasal septum
Doctor :   and take an opinion from a plastic/cosmetic surgeon
User :   I want sending you another picture of me, much more visible all around, to have your esteemed opinion as doctor and as male too, if you want
Doctor :   Ok please send
User :   few seconds, I look for since it's in my pc folders, thanks so much
Doctor :   ok
User :   send you first one
User :   always previous mail ?
User :   back again
Doctor :   ok
User :   sorry, can you please tell me again
Doctor :   Give me a moment
User :   thanks so much
Doctor :   I think the septum is fine and you can go according to your treating doc
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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