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Will using a nasal spray steroid improve a deviated septum

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
No: Although a steroid nasal spray may help with allergic symptoms such as nasal congestion, runny nose and sneezing it will not improved the actual anato... Read More
Dr. John Hoffmann
Plastic Surgery 38 years experience
No: A nasal steroid spray may reduce some nasal congestion especially if that is due to allergies or swelling. A deviated septum means the bone and cartil... Read More
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
No: But it may improve nasal obstruction from allergies or vasomotor rhinitis.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hoffmann
Plastic Surgery 38 years experience
No: A deviated nasal septum is crooked or displaced cartilage and bone inside the nose. This can only be corrected with surgery. Noses sprays may provide ... Read More
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
No: No, but they may treat nasal congestion.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
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 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
No: The dose is micrograms, even if absorbed won't cause side effects, just be careful to use it right, avoid contact with the nasal septum, direct it tow... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean McGhee
Allergy and Immunology 23 years experience
As long as needed: Steroid nasal sprays do not cure your allergies, but prevent the allergic inflammation. Once the medicine is stopped, your symptoms will return if you... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Nasal steoids: 2 to 4 days to start. Give it a week to judge the effects. Use properly and consistantly.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Neti pot: Yes but do the neti pot first then wait a while, blow your nose and then use the steroid spray.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Nose bleed: Some individuals develop a nose bleed from them. There are rare cases of nasal septal perforation and glaucoma, but generally speaking they are very s... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
No: Nasacort (triamcinolone) Allergy 24HR went over the counter in spring 2014 and Flonase has been approved for over the counter (no prescription) and li... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
See answer: I am not sure what you are asking, but some people are allergic to nasal sprays that have steroid in them, and the medication itself can cause an irri... Read More