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When is it right to operate on nasal septum deviation?

When is it right to operate on nasal septum deviation?

If it bothers you: If the nasal septum deviation is bothersome and you have difficulty breathing, it may be time to have it fixed. ...Read more

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My dr tell me that I have nasal septum deviation...At the morning the is no pain in nose but the pain get worsen at afternoon and night...Why?

My dr tell me that I have nasal septum deviation...At the morning the is no pain in nose but the pain get worsen at afternoon and night...Why?

Deviated septum: Is unlikely to be the source. Very rarely, with severe deviation and presence of a septal spur, you could experience pain in your ocular or maxillary region on the same side as the spur, and this can be accentuated with congestion, sinus mucosal thickening due to upper respiratory infections or allergies. Ent evaluation and possible septoplasty are indicated. ...Read more

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What can cause septum deviation symptoms ?, my doctor tell me that I have nasal septum deviation i feel always nasal pain and dizziness...

What can cause septum deviation symptoms ?, my doctor tell me that I have nasal septum deviation i feel always nasal pain and dizziness...

Further evaluation: Septal deviation can cause many symptoms. The more common ones include blockage to nasal breathing, especially on one side, drainage from the nose, post nasal drainage(drainage into throat). The deviated septum may be associated with sinus inflammation which can worsen the above symptoms. The nasal pain can be a symptom of sinusitis and typically not from a deviated septum. Dizziness? Unrelated. ...Read more

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My nasal septum shows subtle deviation towards right side . is there need of surgery?

My nasal septum shows subtle deviation towards right side . is there need of surgery?

Maybe: If it is affecting your breathing, then it might be worth it. If you had never noticed it until it showed up on imaging, then it's likely you wouldn't notice any benefit. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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5mm deviation of the nasal septum to the left?

5mm deviation of the nasal septum to the left?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum is not an uncommon problem. It describes a situation when the cartilagenous/bony wall that divides the two nostrils is not midline. It can lead to nasal obstruction, snoring & 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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5mm deviation of the nasal septum to the left. Is this serious?

5mm deviation of the nasal septum to the left. Is this serious?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum is not an uncommon problem. It describes a situation when the cartilagenous/bony wall that divides the two nostrils is not midline. It can lead to nasal obstruction, snoring & 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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