A 28-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

can having deviated septum cause bad post nasal drip? anytime i have a runny nose,snot will fall to my mouth and gag on it. ent said sinuses are good

1 doctor answer
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unlikely: A deviated septum does not usually cause severe post nasal drip. If you have already seen an ENT doctor and sinusitis has been ruled out, I would consult an allergist. The major symptom of a deviated nasal septum is difficulty breathing through the side of the nose where the septal cartilage is deviated.
Answered on Sep 25, 2017

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Related questions:

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It can contribute: Are your symptoms affecting always 1 side more than the other? Are your symptoms getting worse?it may be that you suffer from a different condition in ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Roberto
36 years experience Family Medicine
Nasal swelling: What you describe could interfere with your sleep. I doubt it would cause sleep apnea. You may want to see an ENT for further evaluation
1
1 thank
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Devoted septum: A severe deviated septum narrows the nasal passages and can impair sinus drainage on that side. So, if you have a cold or allergy problem, certainly ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month