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deviated septum. large hole in nose from vein cauterixation inferior

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Dr. Rajat Basak

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Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: deviated septum. large hole in nose from vein cauterixation inferior turbinate hypertrophy. 6mmmucosal thickeng other side 3mm mucosal thickening nasal spur prominent thickeni g is at ethmoid and mixillary sinus patchy mucosal thickeninginvolving ethomoid air cells narrowed left maxillsry infundibulum narrowed frontal recesses now dr wants to start fixing me by nassl button to start i have no mucous in nose on either side no wetness days its empty nose syndrom. please advis me on all of this. will my nose get mucous again. blocked severely dry no sleep hurts so much
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Answered by Dr. Rajat Basak 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Your ethmoid ,maxillary sinuses opening are blocked.

Detailed Answer:
Hi.

It's evident from your history that the openings of your ethmoid, maxillary sinuses are blocked.

Your frontal sinuses' opening are also narrow due to thickening of mucosa.

Basically your are having allergic sinusitis.

Moreover you are having a deviated nasal septum with septal perforation.

This septal perforation is big and it helps in recirculation of mucus within the sinus. So mucus cannot get cleared from sinuses. That's why you are having persistent sinusitis.

You can use septal button to seal the leak and prevent recirculation.

Please start using fluticasone nasal spray.

Take steam inhalation after spray.

Avoid exposure to dust and cold.

Change bed sheet, pillow cover thrice a week to avoid exposure to dust.

Start nasal breathing exercise.

After following these remedies for next 3 months you will feel better. But you have to continue at least 6 months to have optimum relief.

Please let me know if you have any more queries.

Best wishes
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