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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 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
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Sinus: Yes it can be since it can block connection between sinus and nasal cavity.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Good question: Rhino-sinusitis is a viral/bacterial or rarely a fungal infection of the paranasal sinuses caused by obstruction of the very narrow entrances to the s ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Too little info: Not sure if you are asking about surgical recovery? It also depends on your specific situation including anatomy, other medical issues, allergies.
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Septal deviation: It depends if you have had surgery or not. If not, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Ummat
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Irrigate/followup: Deviated septum and sinus surgery have come a long way over the past decade. Now most patients don't need packing and don't get bruised or swollen on ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy White
16 years experience Plastic Surgery
Both: Septal deviation may be present without the presence of cysts or polyps. Sometimes if there are intranasal masses, they can cause pressure on the sept ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: Unless you know the features of this tumor in sinus(?Polyp) is hard to be sure. Your ENT doctor can advise you further. If there is any anxiety about ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: The only issue on plane flight is pressure equalization when there is a blocked passageway. Deviated septae cause breathing obstruction but not block ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy White
16 years experience Plastic Surgery
Time Heals Most: It is not unusual for your symptoms of nasal obstruction and inability to smell to get worse before they get better after surgery. This is often due t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Sinus surgery: Your listed medications seem fine unless otherwise advised by your surgeon. Hope your surgery goes well.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Wong
34 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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