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Eye Problems From A Deviated Septum
Helps the congestion: The nasal septum is the divider between the nostrils. No one is perfect, but some folks' bony septums can be significantly deviated from the midline (from birth or injury) adding to congestion from viruses or allergies. Correcting this deviation will alleviate this obstruction to a greater or lesser extent, help any sleep apnea, but the sneezing, itching, and running will still occur. ...Read more
What symptoms can a deviated septum cause? Could my deviated septum be the reason behind my allergies,breathing trouble,congestion and sleep apnea?
No: In a normal middle ear the amount of drainage is so small that it can not even be measured. A deviated septum is neither related to or in any way involved with middle ear mucus. Even in the presence of a middle ear infection, the mucus could conceivably drain into the nasophyarynx (back of the nose) the bony septum does not go back that far. In short, the septum is not related to ear mucus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No and yes: No; surgical correction of a deviated septum has no effect on nasal allergies.Whatever you are allergic to before, you are after surgery.You may be less affected, because you can breathe better, but allergies will persist. The presence of nasal allergies does increase the risk of recurrent sinus disease and may lead someone to consider surgery that would not otherwise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Crooked nose: A deviated septum can contribute to the appearance of a crooked nose but correcting the septal deviation may not be enough to straighten your nose. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
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 moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Whats a nasal valve collapse? how does it relate to my deviated septum and chronic sinus infections? will septoplasty correct or is it separate op?
Septal deviation bridge of nose an growth in left sinus orbital, low prolactin an cortisol, can it be related to the eyelids apraxia-blepharospasms,
Complex case: Your case is complex and it's very difficult to give you helpful information in the face of diverse data. It may be that gathering all your imaging studies and blood tests, along with the summary notes from your doctors and asking for a second opinion from an endocrinologist would help. Good luck. ...Read more
No: You win the best question of the month award. No it cannot. ...Read more
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