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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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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Deviated Nasal Septum (Definition)

A deviated nasal septum is a clinical finding in which the middle hard part of the nose is not centrally located but instead has shifted to one side of the face, typically ...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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I had surgery last Thursday to correct my deviated septum. The doctor put stitches in each nostril as well as splinters. Will it hurt to remove them?

DO NOT TOUCH: DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING they are there for a reason, do not mess with a plastic surgeon job, that will affect the result. leave it alone, and check with your doctor office ...Read more

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What is a deviated septum?

What is a deviated septum?

Divides nose : The septum is a latin word for wall and the nasal septum is the wall made if cartilage, bone and mucosa that divides tyler nose into the right and left halves. All septums are deviated but they may be deviated to the point where they can obstruct one side of the nose and block air passage as well as increase the risk of sinusitis in which case surgery may be contemplated. ...Read more

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How to get a deviated septum?

How to get a deviated septum?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum is a common issue. It can be caused by trauma, position in utero and even during the birth process. 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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Can a deviated septum be common?

Can a deviated septum be common?

Very common: The nasal cartilage in the midline of the nose is the nasal septum. As such, it is the most common site for injury and is the structure of the mid-portion of the face that is most likely to be involved in trauma. Having a perfectly straight septum is rare. Almost everybody has had some minor or major injury to the front of his/her nose resulting in some deviation of the septal cartilage. ...Read more

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What to do about deviated septum?

What to do about deviated septum?

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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Deviated septum/netti pot possible?

Use is still: Possible. Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ΒΌ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in am ; pm. ...Read more

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What does a deviated septum look like?

Deviated septum: Sometimes a deviated septum manifests as a crooked nose. Other times it isn't so obvious. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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