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#1141 Charlie69

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 09:32 PM

Matt definitely get in touch with a good ENT it might make a big difference in your quality of life,  Maybe your brain will grow as an added benefit!  LOL



#1142 ol' 320

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 10:02 PM

Nice.  I need to see an ENT...I have enlarged turbinates as far as I can tell.  I can't survive just breathing through my nose most of the time...I can't get enough air :|

Matt: I researched this surgery quite extensively .... Dr. Robert Capasso - considered by some as one of the top five ENTs in the world (Check his medical journal articles on the subject) is at Stanford. I had him perform this procedure as well as two others on me in 2011.

 

I live is the Central Valley, where every known pollen seems prevalent, and I breathe so much better.

 

Read up on the turbinate reduction.... most docs just fry your turbinates and then if you get caught out in cold weather or snow country you can feel like you have a perpetual brain freeze going. Feel free to PM me if you would like to talk with someone who did extensive research before having this done. The procedure is in theory "simple" but the level of post op success is highly dependent on the surgeon's technique and skill.



#1143 Charlie69

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 07:52 PM

Thank you ol' 320 for reaching out to Matt I do appreciate this.  I had a great surgeon here and am very pleased with the results from the nasal surgery.

 

Went with my brother Garret today to check out my father Mazda M5 with 38,000 miles on it.  He received a written estimate from his mechanic for replacing the axle shaft assemblies for $1114.

 

All we had to do was replace the small end boot bands for now, less than $10.  We will watch to see if the come loose again and if they do we will remove the axle shafts from the car and install new band on both ends.

 

So tomorrow I will work on my 520 some and see how I do.  I used my gel knee pads today and was careful getting up and down on the driveway. What I found out is that it hurts to lay on my right side on the concrete.  That is the hip I broke last year that has a 2' rod and 3 screws in.



#1144 thisismatt

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 09:09 PM

It's amazing what some mechanics will recommend/try to sell you on...
I'm your huckleberry.

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That's all, and that's no joke
These guys don't appreciate I'm broke

#1145 Charlie69

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 09:13 PM

I hope you can get to breathing better.



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Posted 13 February 2018 - 08:38 AM

We talking trucks or medical ? Lol

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 12:49 PM

What ever the day brings forth Mr Tanker.

 

I hope to get some work done on my 520 this week.  It will be slow as I helped my brother work on my dad's mazda and could hardly move the next day.  My right hip is giving me hell.