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Is The Nose Packed After a Rhinoplasty? by peterrex Posted Sun 18 Nov 2012 7:22am A typical cosmetic Rhinoplasty does not require nasal packing and patients are able to breath through their nose immediately. Despite this, there is going to be some drainage of blood and mucus from the nose that can obstruct the nose if not cleaned routinely.   With a Functional  Rhinoplasty  that involves a Septoplasty and Turbinect ... Read on »
The Face Shop White Mud Nose Pack, gifts, and more by Mayaari Posted Mon 24 May 2010 12:00am Please check out Cady Nation for my big Spring Giveaway ! You have two chances to win Swarovski crystal earrings and a plethora of beauty treats like My Beauty Diary masks, a Tarte gift set, and your very own White Mud Nose Pack from The Face Shop! If you haven't already been enabled by Pinks latest "the shit" product post , you're probably ... Read on »
Septoplasty Without Packings Or Splints by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 12 Jun 2011 11:23am One of the most uncomfortable things you can do to another person is to place nasal packs in their nose after nasal surgery.  What’s even worse is when you have to take it out. I know what it feels like, as I had nasal packs after I broke my nose when I was six. I still remember waking up after surgery, with my nose completely stuffed up, and ... Read on »
No Packing Septoplasty: Is It Possible? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 08 Jul 2010 8:16am 1 Comment When I was 6 years old, I was broke my nose while trying to see how far I could jump off a swing. After my nose was reset in the operating room, my nose was completely stuffed. I do remember it being very uncomfortable and did have trouble sleeping. During my one week post-op visit, I was shocked when my surgeon puled out 3-4 feet of gauze pack ... Read on »
No More Packing! by Anne Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:54pm Hey guys, I just got back from getting my nasal packing removed at the hospital, and my nose feels much better! There was a little bit of an incident in removing the packing, but I'm gonna put it in between "***** *******" so you can skip it if you're queasy about blood. I'm going to brush over it really quick, though: ******SKIP if ... Read on »
Amazing Grass, Heal My Nose! by Anne Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:54pm Hey guys, I'm still feeling better--having the nasal packing out makes a huge difference. I can actually breathe again! I'm definitely sporting some pretty dramatic black eyes, though. I can't wait for the splint to come off on Monday! I'm totally going to go places then. I don't really care if people stare at my eyes or swollen nose. ... Read on »
RhinoChill IntraNasal Body Cooling System To Launch From BeneChill With Help From Medtronic Subsidiary Physio-Control by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 09 Feb 2011 6:49pm If one has a heart attack, this looks like the ultimate for a quick response in cooling down the body.  Physio-Control is going to be launching the product in Europe so it looks like they will have it first.  The cooling system can be used in the hospital as well as in an ambulance and is battery powered.  The cooling affect will help ... Read on »
An Insider’s Guide to Septoplasty by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 25 Mar 2010 6:14pm The septoplasty operation is one of the most misunderstood surgical procedures that lay people, and even many physicians have. Some people even equate septoplasty with having a nose job, which is not true. Although, some people use having a crooked septum as  an excuse to undergo a rhinoplasty, septoplasty, done correctly, can he ... Read on »
First aid measures for nosebleeds (epistaxis) by Ahmad.H Posted Sat 25 Dec 2010 7:09pm Epistaxis or nosebleeds is defined as the bleeding from the nose and is classified as either anterior or posterior. Anterior nosebleeds occur when the source of bleeding originates from Kiesselbach's plexus (Little's area) which is present in the anterior part of the nasal canal. Anterior epistaxis usually occurs in children and young ad ... Read on »
5 Common Procedures That Can Worsen Sleep Apnea by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 25 Oct 2010 6:25pm Millions of surgical operations are performed every year to improve your health, beauty, and even your smile, but there’s a hidden danger in some of the most common procedures that can aggravate if not actually cause obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea happens when your jaws are too narrow, which constricts the internal soft tissue layer tha ... Read on »