Conditions with symptom: 'nasal growth'
My sons nasal septum was damaged by a cpap machine being fitted tightly when he was in the neonatal unit. As a consequence he does not have a nasal septum and I was wondering if I could obtain advice on what procedures are available to rebuild his nasal septum or who I can speak too to obtain advice. He has visited a NHS plastic surgeon but I wanted to see if I could get some independent advice. Thanks.
Does he have problems related to it? What is your concern? What problem does he display?
Hi Judith, My son doesn't have a problem related to it. His nose tip is not supported so kind of hangs down. I would say his problem is more cosmetic. We were given two options to rebuild his nasal septum. The first was to remove some skin from his stomach side and apply it to his nose and hope this skin naturally attaches itself to his nose. The alternative sounds a bit horrifying whereby they will take skin from behind his ear over his head and attach it to his nose. This last option has a better success rate. What I wanted to know was which option would give a better natural finish. I don't want to put my son through any unnecessary pain but he wants it done as his pears at school are now starting to ask him about his nose which is starting to annoy him a lot, as well as bullying as a result of him being different. And if he does want to go through with it I would rather he did a procedure that gave the better as natural as possible finish. So could do with advice of different options available be it NHS or private. He would then need a second operation to ensure both nasal holes are similar in size. Thanks, Sukhi.
His nasal septum surgery appointmentioned has been fixed for first week in Feb 2016. His plastic surgeon has recommended the first option as he believes it would be easier for my son than the second option. I would like further independent advice on this. If you email me, I can email you by return a mobile number to contact me on as I would be happy for you to contact me on either my email address or mobile number. Thanks, Sukhi.
I am 60 years old. Male. I have just watched pixie snoring issue and I now know I have the same problem and have had it for at least 15 years. Other symptoms include excessive nasal fluid running down my throat and a cartilage growth in my right nostril. My suffers more than I do from disturbed sleep. What should I do?
What can i do to regain my sence of smell i've been suffering from this problem for the past three years,been to local GP and was prescribed with Flixonase Nasule Nasal drops and Nasonex Nasal spray unfortunately it's doing no good,Kind regaurds,
try neilmed sinus rinse!! meant to be really good reccommended!!
Hi, I was wondering if you could mention this forum for Nasal Polyps - mynasalpolyps.org it's an online community for nasal polyp sufferers, we discuss Advice - Treatment - Home Remedies - Diet. There isn't anything like this for us sufferers son the internet. Many thanks David
hi im 19. ive had period problems, acn and excess haiir growth all over my body and my doctor recently diagnosed me with pcos. my main problem is thehair growth because ive been on metformin but that has not helped...can you tell me what i could do to slow the hair growth?
Hi. I also suffer from excess hair on my jawline and upper lip. I went to see my doctor who prescribed me a cream called vaniqa. This significantly slows down hair growth, although will not remove it. I found that this worked on my upper lip, although not on my jawline. You wont see a difference until about 6-8 weeks. I think you should give it a go. Make an appointment with your doctor, as this costs a fortune if you buy it over the counter. Hope this helps
I have suffered what can only be described as a nasal drip for the last 3 years or so. I constantly have to clear my throat or else it starts to effect my voice. Then I have to cough up this horrible green gunk. I have tried so many nasal sprays over the years but nothing works. the doctor just keeps giving me different sprays to try. It is so annoying, not just to me but to everyone around me. Btw I suffer from Asthma, Underactive Thyroid and Barretts disease too. Help
I have a lump/growth under my toenail of the big toe at the top right corner of the left foot. It is very tender and is sore all the time. I cannot wear normal shoes as the top of the shoe puts pressure on the area and causes great discomfort. The nail is growing normal from the bed but is raised at a 45 degree angle over the growth. I also have an infection on the other side of the toenails edge as it is being depressed into the flesh causing it to be ingrown. Using fucidin cream on the infection to keep it at bay but not sure what to do for the lump/growth. I keep the free edge of the nail trimmed to below the growth so it does not grow over and at an angle. Doctor said I will have to have the nail removed but that seems a tad drastic. I would like to leave that option as a last resort. Would it be possible to have the lump/growth removed and not the nail or would the nail need to be removed to treat the lump/growth?
i had the same thing at the age of 16, its cause by some sort of trauma to the toe which grows of the bone upwards, the only cure is the have the lump removed which does entaile having the nail removed. its a simple operation which is done with you still awake, they just numb your feet so you can feel anything. i was told that my nail would not grow back but it did and 14 years later i still have a nail. id get it done soon than later or its just going to kep growing
Hello all appreciate hearing your posts! I have recently developed a nasal perforation due to the use of fluctocasone (a nasal decongestant). I saw a ent doctor and had surgery to close it. For the procedure a mucosa flap was cut, rotated, and stitched into place. The procedure unfortunately did not work. I am seeking a second opinion and having the size of the hole monitored. Currently it is between 5-6mm. My question and concern here is does the hole get bigger over time? Thanks!
Has any on got any solutions to essessive hair growth on facial and other areas that would help black people? I have had this growth on my upper lip chin... everywhere a man has it.. only problem is I'm a woman.. so it's embarrassing.
hey i have a simaliar problem and cnt stand it any longer... have u tryed laser? im thinking of havin it done but want it tgo work!!!
Hi, I live in Australia and I have a Large Hard Lump in my left nostril that I have had for the past 2 1/2 - 3 years that started out fairly small and is now getting that big that when I use my clap machine at night the air can hardly move past it and my nasal mask rubs and digs into it and make it hurt more. I haven't had any bleeding but it is always sore and itchy. I don't have any nasal piercing and I don't think it is a polyp, it is just inside my nose and now extends up the nose on the top and outside area (On the inside of the nose) if you understand what I mean and at night it keep me away cause is gets so itchy and sore. I also have problems when I lay down, as my nose on one or sometimes both block up to a point I cant use my mask at all. If it is only block on one side this side can change, it isn't always the same side. I went to my Doctor and he didn't seem concern only told me to buy a nasal spray that I couldn't afford to buy. I don't know what to do, it is become a real problem to me, both the lump and the blocking. I can't prop myself up either as I suffer with major pain and need to turn over a lot, and if I do sit up it takes forever for my nose to unblock again. Does anymore have any suggestions as to what it could be and anything that can be done? I am on a Pension so expensive choices are out. All help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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