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Will using a nasal spray steroid improve a deviated septum?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
6 doctors agree
In brief: No
Although a steroid nasal spray may help with allergic symptoms such as nasal congestion, runny nose and sneezing it will not improved the actual anatomic problem of the deviated septum.

In brief: No
Although a steroid nasal spray may help with allergic symptoms such as nasal congestion, runny nose and sneezing it will not improved the actual anatomic problem of the deviated septum.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
A nasal steroid spray may reduce some nasal congestion especially if that is due to allergies or swelling.
A deviated septum means the bone and cartilage inside the nose is crooked. This can lead to nasal blockage. Only surgery will correct a deviated septum.

In brief: No
A nasal steroid spray may reduce some nasal congestion especially if that is due to allergies or swelling.
A deviated septum means the bone and cartilage inside the nose is crooked. This can lead to nasal blockage. Only surgery will correct a deviated septum.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
Facial Plastic Surgery
In brief: Deviated septum
A deviated septum is not an uncommon problem. It can lead to nasal obstruction, snoring and even sinus issues.
You only need surgery if you are having symptoms. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. Surgery is the only treatment.

In brief: Deviated septum
A deviated septum is not an uncommon problem. It can lead to nasal obstruction, snoring and even sinus issues.
You only need surgery if you are having symptoms. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. Surgery is the only treatment.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery
In brief: No
But it may improve nasal obstruction from allergies or vasomotor rhinitis.

In brief: No
But it may improve nasal obstruction from allergies or vasomotor rhinitis.
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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