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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Deviated Nasal Septum (Overview)

A nasal septum that is not straight. One that bends and can obstruct the nasal airway.


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What are the symptoms of a deviated nasal septum?

What are the symptoms of a deviated nasal septum?

Nasal blockage: The most common symptom of a deviated septum is blockage of the nasal passages. This usually affects one side more than the other and never goes away. If you suffer from constant nasal blockage then you should be evaluated by a qualified ENT surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
368 Doctors shared insights

Deviated Nasal Septum (Overview)

A nasal septum that is not straight. One that bends and can obstruct the nasal airway.


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When I exercise and breather through right nostril, I get headaches, a problem with my sinuses? I have deviated nasal septum. Should rinse them?

When I exercise and breather through right nostril, I get headaches, a problem with my sinuses? I have deviated nasal septum. Should rinse them?

You have a deviated: Nasal septum with symptoms and suffering from them, rinsing may just give temporary relief. Best thing to do right now is to see an ENT (ears, nose, throat specialist) to fix your nose which will then correct your problem and have a life. ...Read more

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What are common causes of a deviated nasal septum?

What are common causes of a deviated nasal septum?

Trauma: A septum can naturally grow to one side or the other and a trauma can deviate the septum. Either way the septum that is supposed to be straight and in the middle is blocking the airway on one side or the other and rarely on both sides. ...Read more

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Sir my CT scan report says that, bilateral maxillary sinusitis with rhinitis and deviated nasal septum. What does mean and treatment pls.

Sir my CT scan report says that, bilateral maxillary sinusitis with rhinitis and deviated nasal septum. What does mean and treatment pls.

Sinusitis: Sinusitis is inflammation of the sinuses and a deviated septum Is an anatomical issue which may propose you to recurrent sinusitis. You may need further analysis and intervention by an otolaryngologist if you are having symptoms. ...Read more

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Pt with perennial allergic rhinitis and a deviated nasal septum, how can I treat this?

Pt with perennial allergic rhinitis and a deviated nasal septum, how can I treat this?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum can be corrected surgically to bring the septum to the midline. If there are symptoms like nasal obstruction, snoring or recurrent sinusitis, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...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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Suffering fro a deviated nasal septum-- what's the best possible treatment?

Suffering fro a deviated nasal septum-- what's the best possible treatment?

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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What is a deviated nasal septum?

What is a deviated nasal septum?

Septum=wall in nose: Septum is the latin word for wall and the nasal septum is the wall that divides the right side of the nasal cavity from the left. When it is deviated it shifts to one side or the other. If severe, it can alter. Slow or obstruct the flow of air on one side or the other. ...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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What are the symptoms of a deviated nasal septum?

Nasal blockage: The most common symptom of a deviated septum is blockage of the nasal passages. This usually affects one side more than the other and never goes away. If you suffer from constant nasal blockage then you should be evaluated by a qualified ENT surgeon. ...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 are common causes of a deviated nasal septum?

Trauma: A septum can naturally grow to one side or the other and a trauma can deviate the septum. Either way the septum that is supposed to be straight and in the middle is blocking the airway on one side or the other and rarely on both sides. ...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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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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How much does it hurt to repair a deviated nasal septum?

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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What are the chances of a recurring deviated nasal septum?

Uncommon: Recurrence of septal deviation is uncommon, but does happen occasionally due to the healing processes involved. Discuss this with your doctor befoer surgery. ...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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I want to know if a deviated nasal septum regrow after removal?

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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