Discussions By Condition: Ears, Nose, Mouth & Throat conditions

Blocked Nose ?

  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 21, 2007
  • 01:46 PM

Hello All,

I have been using local Nose drops for many many years , since I cannot breath from my nose well, one or both sides seems to be blocked all the time especially in winters or cold. So I have to use nose drops few times daily, to open them up to breath easily. Then last year I went for Septoplasty and Rhinolasty , both done at the same time. After Septoplasty, I could breath very clearly and easily from my nose, No blockage appeared at all for one year. BUT after a year or so, I am back again with Blocked Nose , same problem that I had before., and again started using Nose drops.

I really do not understand this , why even after going thru Septoplasty, previous condition came back, what went wrong and why? I am sick and tired of using constant Nose drops all my life. I had no idea , what would it be side effects, etc.. Any help, advice, suggestion would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks you,

Sarah

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  • What nose drops are you using? Some nasal sprays are only to be used for a couple days max, and if you use them longer you develop a dependence on them. They actually change the quality of your nasal passages. I recommend using a neti pot, or try Dr. Neil Med's SinuseRinse. Both work wonders for stuffy sinuses. Use this daily just like brushing your teeth. I can't recommend this enough! Also, look into food allergies/intolerances as your problem is chronic and still occuring after the surgery. Dairy products are very mucus producing. Best wishes.DOM
    acuann 3080 Replies
    • February 27, 2007
    • 07:41 PM
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  • Looks like Septoplasty helped to eliminate the cause of your blocked nose. Do you know what causes your nose problems? What exactly was done during Septoplasty that could help to eliminate the problems?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 28, 2007
    • 01:54 PM
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