Turbinectomy

What is Turbinectomy?

Turbinectomy is a procedure in which some or all of the turbinate bones attached to mucous membranes in the nasal passage are removed. It has been used to relieve nasal obstruction, but side-effects include removal of nerves that would report the passage of air. It may result in empty nose syndrome.

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I had a septoplasty with bilateral inferior turbinectomy in Oct'15 (bony spur on left gauged out too).
Prior to surgery, I had a...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Post septoplasty

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
I have read your whole history....

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hi....I am a 40 year old male. I had a septoplasty and bilateral inferior turbinate reduction 3 weeks ago.
I still cant breathe properly through my...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Give 4-6 weeks for immediate healing.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for your query.

1. It is a bit surprising to know that you have...

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On August 4th, I had septoplasty and turbinectomy.
It seemed to go fine. Travelled after 10 days. Was using saline solution daily.
Around the last...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
you can fly.

Detailed Answer:


Hi,

I had gone through your question and understand your concerns that you are having post surgery (septoplasty...

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