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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Septum=wall in nose: Septum is the latin word for wall and the nasal septum is the wall that divides the right side of the nasal cavity from the left. When it is deviated ... Read More
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Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
A bent wall: The septum is a wall of bone and cartilage covered with a layer of soft tissue called mucosa. In a straight septum the wall is straight dividing the n ... Read More
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Deviated septum: A deviated septum is a common issue. It can be caused by trauma, position in utero and even during the birth process. If there are symptoms like nasal ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Genetics, Trauma: Deviated septum is either caused by some form of nose trauma at any point in life, but it can also be caused by you inherited genes. Good luck from n ... Read More
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Deviated septum: A deviated septum is a common issue. It can be caused by trauma, position in utero and even during the birth process. If there are symptoms like nasal ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Injury, development: It can be due to an injury, or just the way the septum developed. Main symptom would be nasal obstruction in one or both nostrils. The problem can be ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Congestion: Typically the most common symptom is congestion. May be more on one side than another. Also can get dryness of the nose and sometimes intermittent mil ... Read More
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Dr. John Hoffmann
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Nasal blockage: The most common symptom of a deviated septum is blockage of the nasal passages. This usually affects one side more than the other and never goes away. ... Read More
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Dr. David Sherris
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Nasal blockage: Difficult nasal breathing from one or both sides, and sometimes nosebleeds are the most common symptoms.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Consultation: How do you know you have a deviated septum? If you were told by your physician - ask his/her opinion. If not, see an ENT or plastic surgeon.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Trauma: A septum can naturally grow to one side or the other and a trauma can deviate the septum. Either way the septum that is supposed to be straight and in ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
27 years experience Plastic Surgery
Surgical: If the cartilage septum dividing your nasal airways is not straight, it will result in recurrent drainage, sinus infections, snoring, and severe conge ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Septoplasty: If you are noticing nasal blockage, you could consider a surgical procedure called septoplasty. This could relieve the obstruction from the deviated s ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not much : Most of my patients complain of nose soreness rather than pain. There is some stuffiness and congestion that accompanies the recovery, but there shou ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sclafani
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Uncommon: Recurrence of septal deviation is uncommon, but does happen occasionally due to the healing processes involved. Discuss this with your doctor befoer ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: A deviated septum is a structural problem. Unaware of any natural remedy to remodel the nasal septum.
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