How to breathe better with deviated septum beside surgery?

See an expert. You may want to discuss your condition with your internist, allergist, or ENT physician. There are many homeopathic cure (Neti pots) as well as aerosol iced treatments or saline nasal sprays to diminish obstruction. If swelling is aggravating the deviation, steroids or decongestants may help as well. Discuss your options with a physician. .
Deviated septum. A deviates 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.
Septum. Surgery is usually the only way to correct it, patients think using sprays will work that is short term to a permanent problem.

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Deviated septum surgery cures bad breath?

Perhaps. If you have impeccable oral hygiene, a healthy mouth, and have regular dental care so a breath odor is not dentally caused then this is possible. Chronic sinus infections can be a cause of bad breath. Read more...
Of course. Any blockage of nasal passages can lead to more mouth breathing, dry mouth and bad breath so a deviated septum and similar can cause such as well. Septoplasty is the appropriate procedure to improve breathing and bad breath. Read more...

I have a deviated septum. Sometimes, I am unable to breathe. I feel better after I use a spray. Should I opt for a surgery?

Your choice. Septoplasty is an elective surgery. That means it is entirely up to the patient. If the obstruction is constant, or if you are getting tired of using the spray, then surgery is a more lasting option. Read more...
Maybe, maybe not... You really need to be examined to be sure, because there are many causes of nasal obstruction besides a deviated septum. I would not rush into surgery but would find out exactly what the cause of your obstruction might be. See an ENT doctor. Good luck! Read more...
Yes. My experience is that for the people's who have a significantly deviated septum, surgery when done right works great. Patients who have this surgery usually wish they had done it sooner. But if your septum is only mildly deviated you might not as a good of a response to surgery. In these patients i recommend a longer trial of the nasal steroid spray or shrinking the turbinates in the office first. Read more...
Septal deviation. If the septum obstruct your airway then you need an ENT , or a plastic surgeon. Read more...
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.If there are symptoms like nasal obstruction, snoring or recurrent sinusitis, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. Read more...
How severe? it really depends on the severity of your symptoms and if you are capable of living with the temporary effects of the obstruction. If medication adequately treats your symptoms, that is typically sufficient. If you are bothered by the obstruction and experience recurrent bouts of sinusitis, surgery may be an option. Discuss with an expert . Read more...

I had surgery on my deviated septum but its worse now. I wake up at night just to blow my nose because I can't breath. Its almost completely closed.?

Need more info. If you just had the procedure what you are describing is normal. If you had the procedure 2 months ago it is not normal. You need to discuss the problem with your doctor. Sometimes patients can develop a post op infection that needs to be treated before the nose clears up. Sometimes tissue just needs to be cleared by your doctor. If you were my patient i'd want to know that you are uncomfortable. Read more...
See below. It is normal to have this problem due to swelling for a few weeks after surgery. If this is after it is healed (more than 6 weeks from the time of surgery), have your ENT take a look to see what the problem is or get a second opinion if they can not help you. Read more...
See your surgeon. This is not common after that type of surgery. You should go see your surgeon to find out why and to get treatment. Read more...

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...