A 22-year-old female asked:
Does swollen nasal turbinates cause a diveated septum?
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Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
No: Nasal septal deviation is a structural (anatomical) problem and not created by swollen turbinates. However it does make obstruction at the deviated side more noticeable since it takes less swelling to create the obstruction.
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