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how to know if you have a deviated septum

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Obstruction? Nothing: A deviated septum can be symptomatic or asymptomatic and cause no problems whatsoever. However in more severe cases it may contribute to nasal airway ... Read More
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Deviated septum: A deviated septum is not an uncommon problem. It can lead to nasal obstruction, snoring and even sinus issues. You only need surgery if you are having ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Septoplasty...: ...Is an operation shared by both plastic surgeons and ent's. Research those in your local area.
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
ENT: Or plastic surgeon.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nose doctor: If there are symptoms like nasal obstruction, snoring or recurrent sinusitis, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist.
A 37-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
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Maybe: Only if you are having trouble breathing and it is caused by the deviated septum and not another cause.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Deviated septum: A deviated septum is not an uncommon problem. It can lead to nasal obstruction, snoring and even sinus issues. You only need surgery if you are having ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Nasal fracture: You may have a post nasal drip with a broken nose as well as a deviated septum treatment cosists of antihistamines or possible surgery on the nose.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
13 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal blockage: Usually it causes nasal blockage, but most people who have nasal septal deviation have no symptoms at all. It can also cause nasal bleed and sometim ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Common: Children often have some septal deformity secondary to mild trauma to the front of the face. If pediatricians carefully look into the front of the no ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Medical THC???: Please examine the laws of your nation/state to make the determination as to whether or not it is wise... In states where medical mj is permitted, sp ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
No.: That can only be determined by a good history and examination by an otolaryngologist or plastic surgeon (who deals with functional nasal problems.).
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Different Symptoms: Deviated septum will cause nasal obstruction and difficulty breathing on side or the other or maybe both. Vpi is causes too much air to go throuth the ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
50 years experience Plastic Surgery
Breathing: Obstruction of airway in nose causes mouth breathing. Cover one nostril opening with thumb tip and breathe in. Then do same with other side. If air fl ... Read More
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