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deviated nasal septum

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
23 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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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sclafani
31 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 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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