FAQs Comparing Nonopioid and Opioid Medications

From the Clinical Practice Guideline: Opioid Prescribing for Analgesia after Common Otolaryngology Operations, this information provides answers to frequently asked questions comparing nonopioid and opioid medications.

Nasal Packing: FAQs for Nosebleed Patients

Your nasal packing will stay in place for a time agreed upon with your healthcare provider. Typically, it should be in place for no longer than five days.

Nosebleed FAQs

Nosebleeds can be prevented by avoiding nose-picking or blowing the nose too hard. Keeping your nose clean and moist with nasal saline (saltwater) and gels can also help.

Treating Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis (ABRS)

Adult sinusitis is often called a sinus infection. A doctors may refer to a sinus infection as rhinosinusitis (pronounced rhi-no-sign-you-side-tis).

Diagnosis of Acute Sinusitis

Sinusitis, or rhinosinusitis, affects about 1 in 8 adults annually and generally occurs when viruses or bacteria infect the sinuses and begin to multiply.

FAQs: Rhinoplasty Patients

It is not unusual to have swelling and perhaps bruising, depending on the type of rhinoplasty. It may take about seven to 10 days for bruising to resolve.