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Complications of Inferior turbinectomy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you
User :   How destructive is getting your inferior turbinates?
User :   removed*
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what is your medical problem?
User :   I have enlarged inferior turbinates I am afraid to get removed because of the problems that go along with it such as dry noes, continuous surgeries.. etd
User :  
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after inferior turbinectomy one major and less frequent complication is atrophic rhinitis
Doctor :  
After turbinectomy , surgeon will do rhinoplasty which prevents you from dry nose
User :   how common is getting reconstructive surgery after an inferior turbinectomy
User :  
is it worth it
Doctor :  
by manipulating th bones surgeon will create a narrow nasan cavity to avoid dry nose

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