Welcome to GV ENT Clinic

Address:

Seaport-Airport Road, Chittethukara, Kakkanad, KOCHI 682 037.

Nasal Block

Nasal Block  is the blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels. Nasal decongestants target the discomfort directly. These come as nasal sprays, inhalers, and as oral pills. Difficulty in breathing through the nose.

  • Deviated Nasal Septum ( DNS) 
    The cartilaginous & bony partition between the right & left nasal cavities is called the nasal septum. If it is deviated to one side it is called DNS.
  • Hypertrophied Inferior Turbinates
    These are fleshy structures seen inside of the nose.If abnormally big it can cause breathing difficulty.
  • Nasal tumours
    This can be benign or malignant

 Diagnosis:

  • Clinical history
  • Diagnostic nasal endoscopy( DNE)
  • CT Scan of the Paranasal sinuses ( PNS)

Treatment:

  • Depending on the cause, medical management is tried first.A surgical option is considered for indicated cases. Septoplasty is the surgery for a DNS.
  • Powered Inferior Turbinoplasty using the debridder is the latest mucosa sparing surgery for Hypertrophied Inferior Turbinates
  • Most nasal masses can be endoscopically remove