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  1. Environmental Illness - Health Tools

    Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Sinusitis: Should I Have Surgery?Sinusitis: Should I Take Antibiotics?

  2. Environmental Illness - How Well It Works

    This procedure removes adhesions that form in the nasal passages. ...

  3. Environmental Illness - Surgery Overview

    The nasal septum is the wall between the nostrils that separates the two nasal passages. It supports the nose and directs airflow. The septum is made of thin bone in the back and cartilage in the front. A deviated septum occurs when the cartilage or bone is not straight. A crooked septum can make breathing difficult. The condition also can lead to snoring and sleep apnea.The septum can be ...

  4. Environmental Illness - Health Tools

    Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. How to control allergens in your home ...

  5. Environmental Illness - Topic Overview

    What is an environmental illness?Chemicals, fumes, pollution, allergens, and other health hazards are common in our environment, and sometimes they can make us sick. Maybe you have mysterious headaches that only occur on weekends. Or you develop nausea and a rash after moving into a newly built home. Such symptoms can be caused by exposure to toxins commonly found in our homes, workplaces, and ...

  6. Environmental Illness - Toxic Chemicals in Our Environment

    Indoor air pollution can affect you at home, work, or even places you visit.

  7. Environmental Illness - Risks

    All surgery has a small risk of infection or bleeding. In addition, septoplasty carries a small risk of a hole (perforation) forming in the septum. A perforation rarely requires treatment. Additional surgery may be needed if the perforation causes discomfort or an infection develops.Streptococcus and staphylococcus bacteria appear normally in some people. Packing the nose after surgery in people .

  8. Environmental Illness - Who to Call

    If you believe you have an environmental illness, first consider your symptoms. If your symptoms are severe (for example, you are having trouble breathing), you have ingested household chemicals, or you fear you may have a carbon monoxide leak in your home, call your Poison Control Center immediately. Otherwise, contact:A family medicine doctor.A doctor who specializes in internal medicine or ...

  9. Environmental Illness - What to Think About

    This procedure is more likely to succeed if you follow your doctor's instructions for postsurgery care. A doctor needs special training to use a laser. ...

  10. Environmental Illness - What to Expect After Surgery

    After surgery, you may have a nasal splint or pack placed in your nostrils to stop bleeding and keep the septum straight while it heals. You probably will get instructions on how to care for your nose while it is healing. For example, you may be told not to blow your nose and to sneeze with your mouth open to avoid pressure changes. ...

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