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I've undergone a septoplasty op on 30 Dec 2015 in response to a CT scan which showed a mild deviation to the right of septum + inferior hypertrophied turbinates. Now I feel just a little better but I still feel far my breathing optimally since I feel I need more force to suck in air during the day and I switch unconsciouslyt to mouth breathing during sleep so I'm going to search for another doc but before I do so, I'd like to know:
1) Is it possible for the new doctor to know if my septum is corrected nicely & that the removed cartilage was the minimum possible area or too much was removed unncessarily?
2) Regarding the turbinates, I'm not sure if I'm currently suffering the empty nose syndrome because I'm plagued with dryness and crust up till now most of the time so is it possible for the new doctor to tell if too much turbinate tissue was removed unnessarily or just an adequate amount was removed?
3) if the turbinates have been enlarged a bit lately, is it possible to reduce the size again through a second revsion without taking any more tissue? (may be through a coblated reduction technique or using an ultrasound reduction technique perhaps without the need to get general anesthetic again which freaks me out? - like just getting the turbinates reduced in the office or so, using local anesthetic only.
Thanks in advance
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