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Could a deviated septum come back after surgery

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Deviated septum: Surgically corrected deviated septum does not recur. Nasal trauma may cause trauma to the septum causing it to fracture or become dislocated, leading ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Coville
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Shortly: Your sense of smell should come back in a reasonable amount of time once the swelling in your nose has resolved. This should be between one and three ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Bloom
19 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Contact your surgeon: Whenever you are about to undergo surgery, you should always talk to your surgeon about what should be done prior and after your procedure. They will ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually successful: There are many techniques for septum surgery such as septoplasty or submucous resection but surgery is usually successful in correcting at least part ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
BreatheRight: Consider trying BreatheRight strip if this failed, consult a plastic surgeon or ENT to see if another procedure may help. Surgeons are like craft ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Green snot: Green sticky and smelly snot almost always means some sort of ongoing infection. You could have polyps. Even though you had septum surgery , the infec ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
No: No known rx for deviated septum other than surgery.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably not : This is not likely to reduce frequency of colds but may help to improve obstructive symptoms.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Maybe: A minimally deviated septum will probably cause no problems. A badly deviated septum can cause difficulty breathing through the nose, and may lead to ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: Not possible without surgery. See ENT coc for procedure.
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