How effective is nostril surgery and what would be the cost?
My right nostril is blocked, because my nose is shifting towards the right. I have breathing problem from my right nostril. The doctor prescribed nasal drops and antibiotic medicines but they didn't work. Finally he suggested an operation where the surgeon would straighten the bone, thus freeing the right nostril. How effective is this surgery and what would be the cost?
Dear jc49d Hello I am Dr Ravinder Sharma ENT surgeon. On the basis of the info provided it appears that you are suffering from Deviated nasal seprum with external deformity. As you have consulted an ENT surgeon and you have been advised surgery I assume septorhinoplasty is indicated in your case. The results of this surgery are pretty good. Sometime patient may have some minor problems of adhesions, crusting, nose bleed ets in post op period. But they can be easily managed and treated. The cost of surgery depends on the place of treatment. In can tell you about north india .--- It will range from 15 to 20 thousand in a small city and may go upto 60 to 80 thousand in a corporate hospital. It also deends on the experience of the operating surgeon. I hope this answers your concern with regards Ravinder Sharma
There are numerous causes for blocked nose apart from deviated nasal septum (DNS). It could be blocked due to polyps, enlarged turbinates, sinusitis, failed septal correction after septal surgery or any other mass in the nose. You need a thorough nasal examination by ENT doctor and if needed nasal endoscopy to know the cause and site of nasal blockage.
Sinusitis is an infection of the para nasal sinuses that occurs due to obstruction or bacterial growth. Among the many causes of such obstruction or congestion are common cold, allergies, certain medical conditions, and abnormalities in the nasal passages. Sinusitis develops as follows:
* Mucous drainage and airflow are blocked.
* Secretions build up, encouraging the growth of certain bacteria.
* The resulting infection, swelling, and inflammation create further blockage, which may cause the sinuses to close up completely.
Bacteria are the most common direct cause of acute sinusitis. The ability of bacteria or other agents to infect the sinuses, however, must first be set up by conditions that create a favorable environment in the sinus cavities. The cause for chronic sinusitis cases are sometimes unclear.
there may be some growth in ur nostril which is bloking the airway there are some beningn tumours too but its the severe problem...if u have any swelling go for check up or if u have deviated nasal septum u may need surgery for it
I have just returned home after having septoplasty/rhinoplasty surgery. I am a 49 year old woman weighing 158 lbs in excellent health with no pre-surgery complications. My situation is that immediately upon awaking in the recovery area, I experienced burning and stinging in my nostrils, sore throat and pain in the chest. The sore throat and chest pain are the result of the breathing tube (it was a 4 hour surgery) and I was told by the nurse on duty that the nasal burning was due to the nasal sprays that were administered while I was under anesthesia. My question is, how long will it be before this burning subsides? This is actually the worst part of my experience thus far. I did have nasal packing performed which is being removed in two days - could the burning be related to this? I am currently taking Percocet for pain which is working well for the actual pain of the rhinoplasty, but it hardly touches the burning. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Hi, my 12 year old son has a problem with breathing through the left nostril. The doctor in Europe 2 weeks ago said he would need a minor surgery. He has no OHIP in Canada. What is the fastest way to get surgery and how much it will cost? I can not find a ENT specialist who would see him soon. Andy 647-668-2643
Thank you. For years I have used plastibase ointment, purchased thru a pharmacy. My nose, inside, gets very dry - particularly at night. I was using vasaline until a doctor said that was not good, as it could go down into my lungs and create a problem. He recommended Plastibase because it was water soluable and would not have negative long term effects on the lungs. Now I can no longer find an outlet for plastibase and still have the drying problem. Suggestions, please.Thanks you Darlene YYYY@YYYY
HI, 10 days ago I had surgery to remove nasal polyps and a deviated septum and since then I have been coughing up blood. Initially it looked old brownish clolour but more recently it appears more bright red. I also have developed pimples on the nose after surgery.
I had revision open rhinoplasty 3 weeks ago couple days before rhinoplasty develpoed lare inflamed pimple on nose when i had rhinoplasty nose was still inflamed and swollen near pimple 3 weeks later after open rhinoplasty the side that had the large pimple has a discolored dent there doctor said it can be fixed
hello, I got a nose job a week ago.... my PS decided alar reduction as well.... today after 8 days of my surgery I see a big yellow ampoule beside my tip... for my it looks like it has pus... and I think is going to leave a big hole in my nose... why this could happen? what kind of treatment should follow now... my doctor just said everything is fine... ¿?
nose injury. i had septorhinoplasty and valve reconstruction last june, my dog has jumped up and disclocated my nose, its got a bump to the left now and is out of alignment, a refferal has gone to my consultant, what do you think the treatment options will be??
Hello, I had in February a rhinoplasty so the doctor gave me prednisone for 20 days starting 40mg for 5 days and later getting less and less till 10 mg. After a couple of days to stop tking it I made oral sex to a guy, although he didn't cum in me...
hi I'm XXXXXXX and it looks like my nose is wide on both sides and a flat bridge of nose also pain in the eyes it feels like eyes are are to close because of sunk in in would would you recommend here is a photo