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Is it possible to have 2 deviated septums?

Is it possible to have 2 deviated septums?

Not typically : You have one septum made out of cartilage and bone, which divides the nose into right and left nostrils. It would be extremely unusual to have two septums. In fact, I've never read about this in any ENT literature. Maybe you're wondering if it is possible to have a septum deviated to the right and left. In that case, the answer is yes. See an ENT for an exam and they can help you. ...Read more

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How to heal a broken and deviated tailbone?

How to heal a broken and deviated tailbone?

Stay off it: Not as easy as it sound, but if you have truly fractured your coccyx the more you stay off it the less pain you will have and hopefully the quicker it will heal. This will involve limiting your sitting or sitting on a cushion with a cut out. They have tried reducing displaced coccyx fractures and even holding them with pins, but have not found it helpful. ...Read more

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I have a deviated trachea. Should I be worried?

I have a deviated trachea.  Should I be worried?

The cause of: the deviated trachea must be determined. An enlarged thyroid or other neck mass can deviate the trachea, so you should probably see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I can feel my tip of coccyx a little prominent and a bit deviated to the left side. What should I do?

I can feel my tip of coccyx a little prominent and a bit deviated to the left side. What should I do?

Nothing: This is normal. There is nothing to do. If it causes pain, or some other problem, see a general practitioner for a more complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Why is that my penis deviated to the left? If that so, how do i position my penis when wearing a brief?

Why is that my penis deviated to the left? If that so, how do i position my penis when wearing a brief?

May be normal: Slight deviation is a normal variation but if this is extreme and causes a problem like not able to wear a brief due to pain or discomfort , please see a doctor. ...Read more

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My 19 month old son has deviated uvula. Could this be a sign of something worth investigating? Does it interfere with his speech (he says v few words)

My 19 month old son has deviated uvula. Could this be a sign of something worth investigating? Does it interfere with his speech (he says v few words)

Deviated uvula: your son may have a palsy of the ninth cranial or glossopharngeal nerve. An evaluation by a pediatric neurologist or a pediatric oral surgeon may be in order. It could possibly affect your child's speech ...Read more

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What is deviated septum? What is septum?

What is deviated septum? What is septum?

The nostril divider: The septum is a dividing structure between the two airway passages of your nose. It consists of bone and cartilage on the inner layer, and mucosa (pink, shiny, moist) as the outer layer. If it is deviated (which it is in most people), it can cause relative narrowing or even blockage of one of the airway passages. This can be corrected with surgery. A board certified ENT or plastic surgeon can help. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a deviated septum?

What are the signs of a deviated septum?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum is not an uncommon problem. It can lead to nasal obstruction, snoring and even sinus issues. You only need surgery if you are having symptoms.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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Does deviated septum hurt?

Does deviated septum hurt?

Usually not: Symptoms of a significantly deviated septum usually include nasal obstruction. I have not seen pain as a prominent symptom. ...Read more

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