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How Do You Get A Deviated Septum And How Is It Related To Sinus Infections
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 2 more doctor answers
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
I have deviated septum with 90% blockage to the right side. Why are my sinus infections on the left side?
Sinusitis: There may be some anatomic abnormality obstructing sinus drainage on that side. Discuss this with an ENT doctor. ...Read more
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?
Can allergic rhinitis coupled with sev deviated septum lead to chronic sinus infections? Should I do septoplasy before starting allergy shots?
Possible but: Nasoseptal deviation may occasionally lead to sinusitis but the more common cause is from nasal congestion leading to obstruction of sinus drainage. If the septal deviation is severe, then it is ok to go ahead with it. I usually recommend people to get a 2nd opinion before proceeding with surgery since some nasoseptal deviation is present in everyone and only the severe ones should have surgery. ...Read more
Can deviated septum cause reoccurring sinus infections? Ent said I have 90% nasal blockage on right side.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can deviated septum with prominent spur and nasal valve collapse cause recurrent sinus infections even if CT scan said sinus were well ventilated?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I have nose surgery to correct my deviated septum and reshape my nostrils in one procedure? I get frequent sinus infections due to a deviated septum. I also dislike how my large nostrils look. I'd like to have both problems fixed, but i don't want hav
You : You can certainly have a septoplasty and rhinoplasty at the same time to address both of your issues. This is very commonly done, in fact. There aren't really any drawbacks to combining the procedures and most patients prefer having one recovery period. In addition to straightening your septum, you may want to see if sinus surgery would also help with your recurrent sinus infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a sinus CT scan for a deviated septum/chronic sinusitis. Now i'm worried about cancer from the radiation. Is it unlikely?
Very unlikely: While many studies have recently been published about radiation exposure & risk for cancer, the main concern is from repeated x-rays, not the occasional one. The media has also pointed out that it's important to go to reputable facilities that check their equipment regularly to insure appropriate dose is used. But in general, your risk for cancer from sinus ct scan is very unlikely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can severe deviated septum with bone spur projecting bet left middle and inf turb to contact the lateral wall cause chronic infections? sinus are ok.
Deviated septum: It is rare to be born with a deviated septum. If someone were, it would most likely be related to birth trauma. Deviated septums usually are caused by rapid growth during adolescence. Another common cause is trauma. Sinus infections are not generally considered a cause of a deviated septum, but a deviated septum can clearly contribute to a sinus infection. Recommend seeing an ENT specialist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sinus pain is a symptom in which a person has pain in the sinus spaces of the face. The sinuses are hollow spaces in the facial bones, with the largest spaces in each cheekbone and in the forehead. Sinus infections can cause sinus pressure, sinus pain, headaches, fever, cloudy ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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