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A 19-year-old male asked about a 19-year-old male:

can random twitching be caused by lack of oxygen caused by deviated septum? i can almost breath normally but ent wants surgery for headache/tinnitus.

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: I would suggest a sleep study to determine if your deviated septum is causing a significant impact on your oxygen levels.

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