Homeopathy Medicine for Turbinate Hypertrophy

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The turbinates, or nasal conchae, are six narrow, curled shelves of bone and connective tissue covered by a mucosa that protrude into the breathing passage of the nose. Turbinate hypertrophy is a condition affecting the respiratory mucosa.

SYMPTOMS OF TURBINATE HYPERTROPHY

The symptoms listed below may result from turbinate hypertrophy:

  • a sense that your nose is congested or blocked;
  • Trouble breathing;
  • Headache;
  • throat after nasal mucus has been secreted;
  • Sinusitis;
  • Snoring;
  • Dry, tickly cough;
  • Dry mouth;
  • Impaired sense of smell;
  • Bad breath;
  • Itchy nose;
  • Sleep apnea;
  • suffering from nose-base pain
  • Sneezing;
  • Nosebleeds (epistaxis);
  • metallic or nasally (rhinolalia) sounding voice
  • Hearing loss (hypacousia);
  • hearing something muffled

CAUSES OF TURBINATE HYPERTROPHY

Turbinate hypertrophy can be caused by a number of risk factors, including:

  • allergy rhinitis that is seasonal or ongoing
  • Non-allergic or vasomotor rhinitis
  • a variation in the humidity or temperature
  • the use of hormone therapy or specific medications
  • Frequently recurring common cold
  • Exposure to certain chemicals
  • Smoking;
  • Emotional stress

DIAGNOSIS OF TURBINATE HYPERTROPHY

The following tests must be performed, along with a review of the patient’s medical history, to confirm the diagnosis of turbinates hypertrophy:

  • Rhinofibrolaryngoscopy;
  • Nasal cytology;
  • Rhinomanometry;
  • Allergy testing

HOMOEOPATHIC TREATMENT FOR TURBINATE HYPERTROPHY

SANGUINERIA NITRICUM :Recommended for sneezing and a burning sensation in the nose.Useful medicine for turbinate hypertrophy with nasal obstruction that causes difficulty breathing and dry mouth.Occasionaly, there is a feeling of pressure at the root of the nose.Useful for turbinate hypertrophy with nasal obstruction with difficulty breathing.

LEMNA MINOR :Useful medication for turbinate hypertrophy with nasal obstruction. Helps with excessive sneezing and nasal discharge when they occur with turbinate hypertrophy. Useful for bad odor coming from nose or loss of smell.

KALI BICHROME :Helpful when the nose is dry and feels blocked up all the time. Also helpful for loss of smell. There is pressure and pain felt at the root of the nose. Useful for burning sensation and soreness feeling in the nose. Helpful for turbinate hypertrophy in people having a history of sinusitis.

NATRUM MUR :Excellent medication to treat cases of turbinate hypertrophy in people who experience intense sneezing and a loss of smell in addition to having a runny nose that alternates with nasal obstruction.

PHOSPHORUS :There is a well-recommended medication for epistaxis when there is bleeding from the nose (epistaxis), swelling of the turbinate bones, bright red nasal bleeding, frequent, profuse bleeding, a bad odor in the nose, a stoppage or fullness sensation in the nose, and the aforementioned symptoms.

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