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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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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Deviated Nasal Septum (Definition)

A deviated nasal septum is a clinical finding in which the middle hard part of the nose is not centrally located but instead has shifted to one side of the face, typically ...Read more


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Is nasal septum repair what I need if doc says I have deviated septum?

Is nasal septum repair what I need if doc says I have deviated septum?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum is a common issue. It can be corrected through septoplasty and brought back to the midline by techniques to remove deviated cartilage. 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 kind of doctor to look for breathing, nose doctors, deviated septum?

What kind of doctor to look for breathing, nose doctors, deviated septum?

ENT specialist: Ear, nose, and throat, or otorhinolaryngology, specialist should be able to help you. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's it like to have nose surgery on a deviated septum?

Not serious: Septoplasty or surgery to correct a deviated septum is fairly routine and not serious. Very few risks and a great deal of benefit. There are only 2 reasons that i can think of to have this surgery. 1.) if the septal cartilage is causing you to have difficulty breathing and you are unhappy about it, and 2.) if you are having intra-nasal sinus surgery and the septum is blocking exposure of sinuses. ...Read more

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What type of surgery is recommended for a deviated nasal septum?

Septoplasty: A deviated nasal septum is corrected by a procedure called a septoplasty. If the septum is obstructing your breathing then your insurance will most likely pay for it. The surgery takes about an hour and there is usually very little bruising on the outside fo the nose. It will not usually change the cosmetic appearance of the nose. ...Read more

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What are the types of physiotherapy for deviated nasal septum?

What are the types of physiotherapy for deviated nasal septum?

Septal deviation: The only treatment is surgery. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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Which type of surgery is done for deviated nasal septum?

Which type of surgery is done for deviated nasal septum?

Septoplasty: The operation to correct a deviated- or crooked- nasal septum is called a septoplasty. The operation is done from inside the nose and should help improve the breathing space inside the nose. If the outside of the nose is also crooked, you may also need a rhinoplasty operation to straighten the outside of the nose. This would be called a septorhinoplasty. ...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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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more