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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
To detailed of quest: Best to seek in person second opinions to discuss your serious issues and be examined to find the dx>
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Perhaps: If the sinusitis failed to clear after a 3-week course of abx and at least a week of oral steroid, surgery may be the only option especially when obst ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, it can: cause infection and difficulty breathing. Consult ENT surgeon for specific recommendation.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal obstruction: Excellent question! Remember that the sinus CT scan just captures one moment in time. You might have recurrent sinusitis instead of chronic sinusiti ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
No unless it was : Caused by recent trauma.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Breathing problems: Most often, a deviated septum can lead to difficulty breathing though the nose, chronic infections, and cosmetic deformities of the nose. Septoplasty ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Could be: Or acquired by trauma.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it could: If the fracture was line up this what happen.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Eye beds?: I don't know what eye beds are. Typo?
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Crooked nose: A deviated septum can contribute to the appearance of a crooked nose but correcting the septal deviation may not be enough to straighten your nose. Ha ... Read More
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 44-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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Wong
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no: If you have both deviated septum and sinus problems then you will need endoscopic surgery. Deviated septum repair is a more conventional surgery, and ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Perhaps: If you have impeccable oral hygiene, a healthy mouth, and have regular dental care so a breath odor is not dentally caused then this is possible. Ch ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Helps the congestion: The nasal septum is the divider between the nostrils. No one is perfect, but some folks' bony septums can be significantly deviated from the midline ( ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Use is still: Possible. Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt h ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Surgery is not 100%: No procedure can be 100 % effective. There are to many variables. However if your breathing difficulty is caused by the deviated septum it should be i ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Septum surgery: You should expect to breath better when your nose heals. Immediately after surgery you will feel swollen and maybe clogged, especially if there are sp ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Technically...: ...Fixing a deviated septum is called a "septoplasty". It can help with breathing, and can also help straighten a crooked nose. That's somewhat diff ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Like ANY surgery....: A lot depends on the specific patient and exactly what technique is being performed.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clark Schierle
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Rhinoplasty Options: You need a septoplasty. This procedure is covered by insurance. A rhinoplasty to reshape the nose can be performed at the same time but this is consid ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Turbinate Reduction: Hello. The answer to your question depends on your intranasal anatomy. If your septum is surgically corrected, then your turbinates may need attention ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Short and effective: Septoplasty is an effective operation for improving the breathing in people who have a crooked septum (the wall which divides the nose in half). It c ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: It may interfere with breathing but it does not cause asthma.

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