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Can A Deviated Septum Cause Sleep Apnea
What symptoms can a deviated septum cause? Could my deviated septum be the reason behind my allergies,breathing trouble,congestion and sleep apnea?
Could enlarged nasal turbinates and deviated nasal septum cause sleep apnea? Had PNR and was told that sinuses are good. I don't snore.
I got my tonsils removed and my deviated septum repaired to help my snoring.No sleep apnea.It did not help.Would getting my adenoids removed help?
Yes: If you have significant hypertrophy of the adenoids and it can be demonstrated to occlude your nasal airway then adenoidectomy will help. ...Read more
I have been suffering from deviated nasal septum for over 20 years. I have had three surgeries but the problem is still there.Sleep apnea, snoring etc?
Nasal & sleep apnea: Deviated septums can cause breathing problems. The sleep apnea needs to be diagnosed by a sleep test. Sleep apnea is caused by obstructions or nerological problems. With a deviated septum a dentist trained in dental sleep medicine can make you an oral sleep appliance that should help end your snoring and control your sleep apnea. Look at the aadsm association to find a dntal sleep medicine dds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have rhinitis.No environmental allergies No deviated septum. No sleep apnea.normal weight.Want to stop snoring Allegra (fexofenadine) helps. Need long term soln?
Can septoplasty cure sleep apnea? I've been using a cpap machine for a couple of years. I hate it. My doctor wants me to have a septoplasty for my deviated septum, but she won't say whether it will cure my sleep apnea.
Improving : Improving chronic nasal obstruction can help with sleep apnea, though there's often more going on in the airway to cause blockage than the septum. No one can guarantee that septoplasty surgery will cure the sleep apnea. A careful examination should help with pinpointing what areas are leading to your sleep apnea. Regardless of the sleep apnea, septoplasty can help with chronic nasal obstruction which may be enough of an indication for you to have surgery if it bothers you enough. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does my snoring come from my stuffy nose from allergies , my deviated septum , or could I have sleep apnea? I snore a lot since sev. mos. How to know?
Can cpap be used with a perforated septum? Severe obstructive sleep apnea that septoplasty did not help
CPAP: CPAP is a device which forces air into an obstructed airway. If your surgery did not help, your airway is most likely still obstructed. You should see an ENT for evaluation of your airway. You should continue to use your CPAP if it is working, and have it evaluated if it is not working. Severe sleep apnea can be life threatening. Do not ignore it! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I generally don't sleep straight (7 hrs) during the night and wake up every 2-3 hours to use the restroom or not. Could it be a deviated septum?
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