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What Does It Mean When Deviated Nasal Septum
Something suspected in my nose..Ct scan says right side nose have concha bulossa and mild deviated nasal septum on left side what does it mean?
Nasal Structures: Hello. A deviated septum is a shift in the bone or cartilage or both which can cause a restriction of your breathing pathways through your nose as well as a blockage of the sinus drainage patterns as well. A concha bullosa is a sinus cell that grew into your middle turbinate which also causes an obstruction. These are not cancerous changes and if they cause no problems, then no worries. ...Read more
Nasal blockage: The most common symptom of a deviated septum is blockage of the nasal passages. This usually affects one side more than the other and never goes away. If you suffer from constant nasal blockage then you should be evaluated by a qualified ENT surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Deviated Septum: A deviated nasal septum can make it more difficult to breathe through the nose and can make the nose look crooked. The breathing problem can be helped by surgery to remove or straighten the deviated septum. Health insurance may pay for this. Surgery can also be done to improve a crooked nose. This is a cosmetic procedure that most health insurance companies do not pay for. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not much : Most of my patients complain of nose soreness rather than pain. There is some stuffiness and congestion that accompanies the recovery, but there should not be much pain. I should note that I do not use nasal packing after septoplasty...This was routinely done in years past and that nasal packing was quite painful. With these newer techniques, recovery is usually mild. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Septum=wall in nose: Septum is the latin word for wall and the nasal septum is the wall that divides the right side of the nasal cavity from the left. When it is deviated it shifts to one side or the other. If severe, it can alter. Slow or obstruct the flow of air on one side or the other. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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