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Over The Counter Treatment For Deviated Nasal 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. Surgery is the only treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Deviated septum: Refers to the cartillage that seperates the nasal passages becoming crooked and pushed to one side, often from trauma. This can hamper breathing thru the nose. Treatment is typically septoplasty which invilves the removal of all but an "l" shaped strut of septum for support. Often done in conjunction with spreader grafts to open airway or other rhinoplasty procedures to shape nose/turbinate. ...Read more
Snoring or breathing: For my patients who having trouble breathing through their nose even if they have a deviated septum i recommend they try a medicated nasal spray first. Either a intranasal steroid (flonase) or intranasal anti-histamine (patanase) or both. This might help the difficulty breathing through nose and even snoring. If this doesnt work then they can consider septoplasty and turbinate reduction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can deviated nasal septum give you constant post nasal drip and very bad breath? If so what is the treatment?
Sir my CT scan report says that, bilateral maxillary sinusitis with rhinitis and deviated nasal septum.what does mean and treatment pls.
I have been suffering from deviated nasal septum for over 20 years. I have had three surgeries but the problem is still there.Sleep apnea, snoring etc?
Nasal & sleep apnea: Deviated septums can cause breathing problems. The sleep apnea needs to be diagnosed by a sleep test. Sleep apnea is caused by obstructions or nerological problems. With a deviated septum a dentist trained in dental sleep medicine can make you an oral sleep appliance that should help end your snoring and control your sleep apnea. Look at the aadsm association to find a dntal sleep medicine dds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If fresh not old: By the time you read this it will probably be too late. However a fresh septal fracture can be reduced within a few days of injury with the potential for a less visible deformity. There is a risk of bleeding and hematoma and therefore this is best done under the care of a professional. If old, it is unlikely that you will be able to correct the deformity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you give me some tips for my blocked nose? My nose is blocked for years now as i had deviated nasal septum.
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