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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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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Deviated Nasal Septum (Definition)

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

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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Please tell me, could i fix deviated nasal septum without surgery?

Please tell me, could i fix deviated nasal septum without surgery?

Deviated Septum: If you do have symptoms as the result of deviated septum, can have medical treatment which may improve your symptoms but to fix the deviated septum, you will need surgery. ...Read more

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My NCCT says S shped deviated nasal septum with mocusal hyprtrphy of bilateral inferior turbinate. I can breathe just fine is surgery required ? Thanx

My NCCT says S shped deviated nasal septum with mocusal hyprtrphy of bilateral inferior turbinate. I can breathe just fine is surgery required ? Thanx

I have some question: What is NCCT? If this is a type of specialist you went to see, why did you go to see him/her? What symptoms, if any, do you have from your Nose or sinuses? If you have no symptoms, you should not have to go to see your doctor for anything, surgery included ...Read more

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Deviated nasal septum surgery, what to expect?

Deviated nasal septum surgery, what to expect?

Septum surgery: You should expect to breath better when your nose heals. Immediately after surgery you will feel swollen and maybe clogged, especially if there are splints in your nose. It is not terribly painful in the postoperative period. ...Read more

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Surgery for deviated nasal septum-does it count as cosmetic if they do nose reduction also?

Surgery for deviated nasal septum-does it count as cosmetic if they do nose reduction also?

Partially: The septoplasty is functional, while things done to change your appearance, like rhinoplasty are cosmetic. They are commonly done together. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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What can be done to correct a deviated nasal septum?

What can be done to  correct a deviated nasal septum?

Septoplasty: If you are noticing nasal blockage, you could consider a surgical procedure called septoplasty. This could relieve the obstruction from the deviated septum. ...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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Where is the best hospital for deviated nasal septum surgery in california?

Where is the best hospital for deviated nasal septum surgery in california?

Septoplasty: Septoplasty is a common procedure. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Have a deviated nasal septum, don't want surgery.Been causing post nasal drip & bad breath for years, taking nasal spray & antihistamine. Not helping.

Have a deviated nasal septum, don't want surgery.Been causing post nasal drip & bad breath for years, taking nasal spray & antihistamine. Not helping.

Reconsider : A deviated nasal septum can cause a lot of problems. My patients who have the surgery almost all wish they had it done sooner. Get in to see an ENT (maybe get a second opinion). He/she can give you more information pertinent to your case. Bad breathe and nasal drip can be a sign of sinusitis and if so, often needs antibiotics. So, a visit to a good ENT will be worthwhile. ...Read more

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What is a deviated nasal septum caused by?

What is a deviated nasal septum caused by?

Genetics, Trauma: Deviated septum is either caused by some form of nose trauma at any point in life, but it can also be caused by you inherited genes. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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Deviated nasal septum ( right side ), what to do?

Deviated nasal septum ( right side ), what to do?

See an ENT: A deviated septum only needs to be fixed if it is causing significant symptoms, typically nasal obstruction. Obviously, the term "signficant symptoms" is subjective and worth discussing with an ENT physician. ...Read more

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Can there be some natural way to fix my deviated nasal septum?

Can there be some natural way to fix my deviated nasal septum?

No: A deviated septum is a structural problem. Unaware of any natural remedy to remodel the nasal septum. ...Read more

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Could yoga help with a deviated nasal septum condition?

Deviated Septum: A deviated septum is crookedness of the wall dividing the left and right nasal passageways internally (septum) and is made of cartilage and bone. Yoga will not correct deviations of this tissue. ...Read more

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What should I expect during a deviated nasal septum operation?

What should I expect during a deviated nasal septum operation?

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 more

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I on the skinny side, would gaining more weight make my deviated nasal septum less prominent?

I on the skinny side, would gaining more weight make my deviated nasal septum less prominent?

Deviated septum: Weight gain will have no effect on your septal deviation. Surgery is the only treatment. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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What is a deviated nasal septum?

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 more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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