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how to tell if I have a slight deviated septum

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
5-7 days: Avamyst spray should be aimed at the sides of the nose and not the center. Assuming that it works for you and you are using the right technique, it s ... Read More
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A 54-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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
ENT: You can not effectively self examine the depths of your nasal cavities so see an ENT doctor who can with an endoscope. It is a painless in office proc ... Read More
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A 48-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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Burke
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Deviated septum: Refers to the cartillage that seperates the nasal passages becoming crooked and pushed to one side, often from trauma. This can hamper breathing thru ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Septoplasty and: Adenoidectomy.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Reduced nasal airway: Dividing nasal passages is vertical strut (septum). When out of midline often limits good airflow and interferes with ability to breath easily through ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hoffmann
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Ask your doctor: A deviated septum is a common cause of nasal blockage and congestion. It simply means that the bone and cartilage inside your nose are crooked and blo ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
No: No known rx for deviated septum other than surgery.

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