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My NCCT says S shped deviated nasal septum with mocusal hyprtrphy of bilateral inferior turbinate. I can breathe just fine is surgery required ? Thanx

My NCCT says S shped deviated nasal septum with mocusal hyprtrphy of bilateral inferior turbinate. I can breathe just fine is surgery required ? Thanx

I have some question: What is NCCT? If this is a type of specialist you went to see, why did you go to see him/her? What symptoms, if any, do you have from your Nose or sinuses? If you have no symptoms, you should not have to go to see your doctor for anything, surgery included ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Deviated Nasal Septum (Definition)

A nasal septum that is not straight. One that bends and can ...Read more


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What is a deviated nasal septum caused by?

What is a deviated nasal septum caused by?

Genetics, Trauma: Deviated septum is either caused by some form of nose trauma at any point in life, but it can also be caused by you inherited genes. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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Deviated nasal septum ( right side ), what to do?

Deviated nasal septum ( right side ), what to do?

See an ENT: A deviated septum only needs to be fixed if it is causing significant symptoms, typically nasal obstruction. Obviously, the term "signficant symptoms" is subjective and worth discussing with an ENT physician. ...Read more

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What can be done to correct a deviated nasal septum?

What can be done to  correct a deviated nasal septum?

Septoplasty: If you are noticing nasal blockage, you could consider a surgical procedure called septoplasty. This could relieve the obstruction from the deviated septum. ...Read more

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Can there be some natural way to fix my deviated nasal septum?

Can there be some natural way to fix my deviated nasal septum?

No: A deviated septum is a structural problem. Unaware of any natural remedy to remodel the nasal septum. ...Read more

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Which type of surgery is done for deviated nasal septum?

Which type of surgery is done for deviated nasal septum?

Septoplasty: The operation to correct a deviated- or crooked- nasal septum is called a septoplasty. The operation is done from inside the nose and should help improve the breathing space inside the nose. If the outside of the nose is also crooked, you may also need a rhinoplasty operation to straighten the outside of the nose. This would be called a septorhinoplasty. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could i fix deviated nasal septum without surgery?

Please tell me, could i fix deviated nasal septum without surgery?

Deviated Septum: If you do have symptoms as the result of deviated septum, can have medical treatment which may improve your symptoms but to fix the deviated septum, you will need surgery. ...Read more

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Is septoplasty a 100% cure treatment of deviated nasal septum?

Is septoplasty a 100% cure treatment of deviated nasal septum?

Septoplasty: there are no guarantees but most patients experience improvement in their breathing. ...Read more

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Which treatment is best for deviated nasal septum? Very mild snoring.

Which treatment is best for deviated nasal septum? Very mild snoring.

Snoring or breathing: For my patients who having trouble breathing through their nose even if they have a deviated septum i recommend they try a medicated nasal spray first. Either a intranasal steroid (flonase) or intranasal anti-histamine (patanase) or both. This might help the difficulty breathing through nose and even snoring. If this doesnt work then they can consider septoplasty and turbinate reduction. ...Read more

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Surgery for deviated nasal septum-does it count as cosmetic if they do nose reduction also?

Surgery for deviated nasal septum-does it count as cosmetic if they do nose reduction also?

Partially: The septoplasty is functional, while things done to change your appearance, like rhinoplasty are cosmetic. They are commonly done together. ...Read more

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If i get my deviated nasal septum fixed, will the bulge on the left side of my nose go away?

If i get my deviated nasal septum fixed, will the bulge on the left side of my nose go away?

No: The septum is more or less in the center of your nose, the bulge on the outside can be addressed at the same time but is not part of septal surgery. ...Read more

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Can you give me some tips for my blocked nose? My nose is blocked for years now as i had deviated nasal septum.

See an ENT: A blocked nose can arise for a multitude of reasons, ranging from fixed, structural problems like a deviated septum to seasonal allergies. If this has been bothering you for a while, it is time to see an ENT for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some remedies for a deviated nasal septum?

Deviated Septum: A deviated nasal septum can make it more difficult to breathe through the nose and can make the nose look crooked. The breathing problem can be helped by surgery to remove or straighten the deviated septum. Health insurance may pay for this. Surgery can also be done to improve a crooked nose. This is a cosmetic procedure that most health insurance companies do not pay for. ...Read more

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How much does it hurt to repair a deviated nasal septum?

Not much : Most of my patients complain of nose soreness rather than pain. There is some stuffiness and congestion that accompanies the recovery, but there should not be much pain. I should note that I do not use nasal packing after septoplasty...This was routinely done in years past and that nasal packing was quite painful. With these newer techniques, recovery is usually mild. ...Read more

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I want to know if a deviated nasal septum regrow after removal?

Usually not: A deviated septum is treated by removing the cartilage that is blocking the airway. It does not regrow. However scarring can reblock the airway. Seek the advice of your surgeon is this has occured. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Deviated nasal septum?

What is the definition or description of: Deviated nasal septum?

Definition: A nasal septum that is not straight. One that bends and can obstruct the nasal airway. ...Read more

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Could yoga help with a deviated nasal septum condition?

Deviated Septum: A deviated septum is crookedness of the wall dividing the left and right nasal passageways internally (septum) and is made of cartilage and bone. Yoga will not correct deviations of this tissue. ...Read more

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What should I expect during a deviated nasal septum operation?

What should I expect during a deviated nasal septum operation?

Septoplasty: Most patients are under general anesthesia for a septoplasty, Your surgeon will restore your septum to the midline using different techniques which may include removal of cartilage and bone. The incisions are closed and some surgeons place splints inside the nose while others may use packing. ...Read more

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What type of surgery is recommended for a deviated nasal septum?

What type of surgery is recommended for a deviated nasal septum?

Septoplasty: A deviated nasal septum is corrected by a procedure called a septoplasty. If the septum is obstructing your breathing then your insurance will most likely pay for it. The surgery takes about an hour and there is usually very little bruising on the outside fo the nose. It will not usually change the cosmetic appearance of the nose. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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