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A 49-year-old female asked:

L have a deviated septum and find it hard to breathe at night. what can l do apart from surgery.i has surgery 5years ago but now its back.

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
BreatheRight: Consider trying BreatheRight strip if this failed, consult a plastic surgeon or ENT to see if another procedure may help. Surgeons are like craftsmen who possess different skills and thus you should not give up hope.
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