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What Is The Best 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.
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
Septoplasty: Most patients are under general anesthesia for a septoplasty, Your surgeon will restore your septum to the midline using different techniques which may include removal of cartilage and bone. The incisions are closed and some surgeons place splints inside the nose while others may use packing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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