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Dec 12, 2018 · Nose cartilage pain, no redness or swelling in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hi @johnj101, Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. Thank you for posting! Sorry to hear about your nose pain- how is it feeling today? Did you end up talking with your doctors you work with for their opinion?

Dec 12, 2018 · Chronic sporadic facial edema in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hello, @sp8239. Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. I'm sorry to read about your symptoms and struggles.

While we wait for other members to respond- I'm interested to know what your sleep study results revealed and when is your next appointment with your ENT? Are you thinking about having your deviated septum fixed?

Dec 12, 2018 · Blockage in Sphenoid Sinus Causes Daily Headaches in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hi @sharlynn62, have you made any decisions about surgery yet? I would like to introduce you to @czechmate, @tuckerdoodle, and @huronshores, All connect members whom have mentioned sinus surgery.

Also, here is some sinus information that Mayo offers on their webpage. -https://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/rhinology-nose-and-sinus/overview/ovc-20426855

I think researching surgeons that have completed multiple sinus surgeries and looking for facilities that work closely with ophthalmologists should be a big part of your research.

Have you spoke with an ophalmologist to discuss potential risks with a surgery like this?

Dec 7, 2018 · Vivaer nasal valve remodeling and Empty Nose Syndrome? in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hello @healthiswealth1, Welcome! Thank you for posting. You will notice that I merged your post with another to discuss Empty nose syndrome. Please virtually meet @warpedtrekker– 🙂

Can I ask where you live? Do you have access to visit Mayo Clinic in Rochester? The reason I ask is the Rhinologists here work closely with Allergists and Pulmonologists. Maybe that's something worth looking into?

Dec 7, 2018 · Central Serous Retinopathy (CSR) and steroid use in Eye Conditions

Hello @greenjeans, Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. Thank you for posting!

Here is an article I found on CSR that you may find helpful- https://www.mayoclinic.org/medical-professionals/ophthalmology/news/evidence-supports-association-between-csc-and-exogenous-glucocorticoid-use/mac-20429899

Where did you get your information about oral steroids? What has your Ophthalmologist suggested about oral steroids?

Nov 30, 2018 · radiation burns in Cancer

@nursemaven, what was the lotion you used for radiation burn? Wasn't it made from goat's milk or something?

Nov 30, 2018 · Throat tightness on right side in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

hmm, I would bet you will get some answers when they scope you- I'll check back in with you!

Nov 30, 2018 · Throat tightness on right side in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hello @karissa20, Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. Thank you for posting. I'm sorry to hear you have gone through this.

Have you talked with an Allergist? How is your voice? Is that effected with your throat tightness? I'm interested to see what the endoscopy shows- make sure to keep us updated, here. Here is a symptom checker that Mayo Clinic offers on their webpage- https://www.mayoclinic.org/symptom-checker/difficulty-swallowing-adult/related-factors/itt-20009075

Where did the sting take place? was it on your neck?