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A 32-year-old male asked:

What symptoms can a deviated septum cause? could my deviated septum be the reason behind my allergies,breathing trouble,congestion and sleep apnea?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Zach Patrick
Emergency Medicine 14 years experience
Genetics: So long as you haven't broken your nose the most likely cause is genes. i.e. you were born that way. This could be a part of the cause of the symptoms you have however with that list I would see an ENT doctor for a formal evaluation.
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Dr. Krishna Anand
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Deviated septum mayb: Deviated nasal septum may be causing,breathing problem,congestion and sleep apnea , it all depends upon how much deviated septum you have and how much obstruction it is causing .Better you consult E.N.T.specialist and get it corrected .
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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