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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Deviated Nasal Septum (Definition)

A nasal septum that is not straight. One that bends and can ...Read more


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Can deviated septum surgery relieve eye beds?

Can deviated septum surgery relieve eye beds?

Allergic shiners: Or eye bags caused by the congestion from allergies.
Getting the deviated septum fixed might help with the congestion, with nose breathing and may also help with the post-nasal drip, but it won't help with the eye bags, allergic shiners. ...Read more

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Deviated septum, very bad bloodshot eyes, over breathing/hyperventilation syndrome, extreme panic attacks. What can my doctor test for?

Deviated septum, very bad bloodshot eyes, over breathing/hyperventilation syndrome, extreme panic attacks. What can my doctor test for?

Anxiety/Stress/Pain: Please consult your physician. Your symptoms may be due to a variety of conditions such as anxiety, stress, pain, or combinations thereof, each of which need to be evaluated individually. ...Read more

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I know from a cat scan of my head that I have a deviated septum and narrower than normal turbinate. What does that mean?

I know from a cat scan of my head that I have a deviated septum and narrower than normal turbinate. What does that mean?

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. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. A narrow turbinate is not an issue. ...Read more

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Head-butt to left side of nose, instant headache, can't breathe out of right side. Is this a deviated septum?

Could be: What you are describing certainly sounds like it could be the result of a fractured septum. If happened recently, may be due to swelling, but either way, should be evaluated by a professional who does nasal surgery to rule out a septal hematoma (blood clot). If untreated, can result in long term damage. Early intervention works best to treat most fractures. ...Read more

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I have deviated septum (left nostril smts fully blocked).last time I flew, during descent I had strong pain in neck&left side of head. Is it dangerous?

See ENT doctor: You symptoms might be related to a sinus condition. You should go see an ENT. If your sinuses are unable to equalize pressure by allowing the air to freely move in/out, you might then experience similar symptoms when you change altitude. ...Read more

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Type of doctor should I seek for nasal problems? Deviated septum maybe.

Type of doctor should I seek for nasal problems? Deviated septum maybe.

Nasal surgeon: Most deviated septum surgeries are performed by ear nose and throat (ENT) specialists of facial plastic surgeons. Look for a surgeon with extensive training and experience with nasal surgery. ...Read more

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I think I have a deviated septum. I always have problems breathing from my nose.?

Maybe so: You very well may have a deviated septum accounting for your nasal obstruction. However, there are many other conditions which might cause nasal obstruction such as nasal polyps, allergic rhinitis, enlargement of the nasal turbinate tissue, and others. You should see an ENT physician to answer your question. ...Read more

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I wanted to know that can a deviated septum be fixed without a surgery because the problem with my nose is that there is a bit of skin sticking out

I wanted to know that can a deviated septum be fixed without a surgery because the problem with my nose is that there is a bit of skin sticking out

See below: Surgery could fix both problems.
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Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more

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Could my deviated septum result in my memory problems?

Could my deviated septum result in my memory problems?

Deviated septum: Your memory issues have nothing to do with your septum. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist and you can see a neurologist about your memory. ...Read more

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I have had this green, sticky, and smelly snot for almost a year now. I had a deviated septum surgery years back, any idea as to the problem?

I have had this green, sticky, and smelly snot for almost a year now. I had a deviated septum surgery years back, any idea as to the problem?

Sinusitis?: You still may have difficulties with the sinuses that is contributing to the green smelly snot. This will likely require further evaluation and possible treatment. ...Read more

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I have constant problems breathing out of my left nostril, but I'm not stuffed up. Could it be a deviated septum?

I have constant problems breathing out of my left nostril, but I'm not stuffed up. Could it be a deviated septum?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum is not an uncommon problem. 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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Done septopasty 1 week ago. Still breathing problem. Is this normal? If not then when will it be healed? Rt nasal blockage left deviated septum. Pls?

Done septopasty 1 week ago. Still breathing problem. Is this normal? If not then when will it be healed? Rt nasal blockage left deviated septum. Pls?

Congestion: It is normal to feel congested after septoplasty because of swelling with in the nasal tissues. Check with your surgeon about remedies you can use for this. Sometimes saline rinses or decongestants can be helpful. ...Read more

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I have a deviated nasal septum, which is giving breathing problems. What can I do to alleviate the breathing?

I have a deviated nasal septum, which is giving breathing problems. What can I do to alleviate the breathing?

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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What to do if I have health problems caused by deviated septum?

What to do if I have health problems caused by 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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Can sinus problems be caused by a deviated septum?

Can sinus problems be caused by 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. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Sinus problems-deviated septum, how long does it take to get back 100%?

Too little info: Not sure if you are asking about surgical recovery? It also depends on your specific situation including anatomy, other medical issues, allergies. ...Read more

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How can I know if my breathing problem is due to a deviated septum or collapsed tissue or throat?

How can I know if my breathing problem is due to a deviated septum or collapsed tissue or throat?

Deviated septum: This can only be determined by physical examination. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Why does deviated septum problem sometimes rises up with ageing, while it goes unnoticed in childhood?

Why does deviated septum problem sometimes rises up with ageing, while it goes unnoticed in childhood?

Trauma: Trauma often leads to septal deviation, so the longer one lives, the more opportunity for nasal trauma. Also, the septum is largely made of cartilage, which can degenerate with age and become less flexible. However, septal deviation can happen in kids. ...Read more

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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