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Are there alternative treatments for choanal atresia?

There are no alternative treatments for choanal atresia. The only option is surgery, and choanal atresia cannot be left untreated. It is very important to a child's health that that they are able to breathe without impediment.

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Is there a cure for choanal atresia?
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Fortunately, there is a cure for choanal atresia. Surgery can almost always effectively fix the bloc...
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How is intubation used in treating choanal atresia?
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Intubation may be necessary for an infant with choanal atresia who cannot breathe well enough until ...
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What are the treatment options for choanal atresia?
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The only effective treatment option for choanal atresia is surgery. Up until the time of surgery, it...
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Does surgery for choanal atresia have any risks?
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In most cases, surgery for choanal atresia is expected to be followed by a full recovery. However, t...
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