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A 48-year-old member asked:

i know from a cat scan of my head that i have a deviated septum and narrower than normal turbinate. what does that mean?

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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 symptoms. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. A narrow turbinate is not an issue.

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