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Reduction of inferior turbinates - Kids-ENT

Reduction of inferior turbinates

Indications: allergy related nasal congestion, cough, sleep obstruction

Anaesthetic time: 40 mins

Can be combined with adenoidectomy or septoplasty

Overnight stay usually; one parent is allowed to stay

Back to school: usually 1 week after operation

Medications on discharge:

  • Pain relief – paracetamol/ ibuprofen
  • Oral antibiotics
  • Nasal saline flush

Follow-up appointment: usually 2 weeks after operation