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A 41-year-old member asked:

Treatment for deviated septum?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Mirabile
41 years experience
Surgical septoplasty: Surgical septoplasty removes or bends that part of the nasal septum that is obstructing air flow into your nose. Be sure you have been treated for any nasal allergies first, sometimes this will resolve the problem of air flow without surgery.
Dr. Barry Cohen
35 years experience
NO: But the treatment is outpatient surgery.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Deviated septum: The only treatment is surgery. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist.

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What is the best treatment for deviated septum?

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Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Septoplasty: A surgical procedure to straighten the nose and septum. A rhinoplasty involves fixing the external parts of the nose. See a plastic surgeon or ENT to see if septoplasty or rhiniplasty is right for you.

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