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what is an acquired deviated septum

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Divider: The wall of bone and cartilage that separates your right nostril from your left is the septum. It should be roughly in between the two sides. When it ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Divides nose : The septum is a latin word for wall and the nasal septum is the wall made if cartilage, bone and mucosa that divides tyler nose into the right and lef ... Read More
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Deviated septum: A deviated septum is a common issue. It can be caused by trauma, position in utero and even during the birth process. If there are symptoms like nasal ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No unless it was : Caused by recent trauma.
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually not: Symptoms of a significantly deviated septum usually include nasal obstruction. I have not seen pain as a prominent symptom.
Dr. Farhad Sigari
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It can: If severe enough if can encroach on other structures of the nasal cavity and cause significant headaches. I have had numerous patients with headaches ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
14 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Trauma or congenital: Either born with it, or after trauma
Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Deviated septum: A deviated septum is a common issue. It can be caused by trauma, position in utero and even during the birth process. If there are symptoms like nasal ... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Deviated symptoms: can be caused by trauma or you can be born with it deviated.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanveer Janjua
30 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Deviated septum: Although a deviated septum is a common cause of difficulty breathing through your nose, there are many other causes. All the other causes affect the b ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Very common: The nasal cartilage in the midline of the nose is the nasal septum. As such, it is the most common site for injury and is the structure of the mid-po ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Newman
30 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes: Septal deviations occurring along the most anterior or projecting edge known as the caudal septum can distort the nostril. In addition a septL deviati ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
36 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Many facial features are inherited, a polygenic trait
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Holzapfel
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Maybe nothing at all: Most of the time a deviated septum is only visible on an internal nasal exam. This appears as a narrowing of the nasal cavity on one side of the nose ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ram Kalus
Dr. Ram Kalus answered
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
The nostril divider: The septum is a dividing structure between the two airway passages of your nose. It consists of bone and cartilage on the inner layer, and mucosa (pin ... Read More
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