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Which Treatment Is Best For Deviated Nasal Septum Very Mild Snoring
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
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
Could enlarged nasal turbinates and deviated nasal septum cause sleep apnea? Had PNR and was told that sinuses are good. I don't snore.
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
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
Can deviated nasal septum give you constant post nasal drip and very bad breath? If so what is the treatment?
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
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