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nasal septum deviation symptoms

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ram Madasu
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Further evaluation: Septal deviation can cause many symptoms. The more common ones include blockage to nasal breathing, especially on one side, drainage from the nose, po ... Read More
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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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
If not: If not improving then see your doctor to discuss treatment options.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashwin Patel
42 years experience Urgent Care
Mold not responsible: Are you quite sure that you were drinking from a moldy cup for the whole week? Usually the mold clears out when you wash or rinse your cup. Anyhow, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yuly Gorodisky
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
If it bothers you: If the nasal septum deviation is bothersome and you have difficulty breathing, it may be time to have it fixed.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
So?: What matters is not the deviation itself but rather its consequence. Does it cause headache or difficulty reaching?
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Owens
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably not: That degree of septal deivation is serious if it causes nasal obstruction. Depending on the status of other adjacent structures in the nose, 5 mm of ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: You win the best question of the month award. No it cannot.
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A male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: If it is affecting your breathing, then it might be worth it. If you had never noticed it until it showed up on imaging, then it's likely you wouldn' ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
21 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Deviated septum: Is unlikely to be the source. Very rarely, with severe deviation and presence of a septal spur, you could experience pain in your ocular or maxillary ... Read More
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