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How important is septoplasty for chronic sinus and ear infections? I'm 37 yo.

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Depends on severity

Depends on the severity of the deviation and the degree of blockage.
Initially decongestants and steroids will i taille be used in combination with antibiotics if needed.

In brief: Depends on severity

Depends on the severity of the deviation and the degree of blockage.
Initially decongestants and steroids will i taille be used in combination with antibiotics if needed.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Christian Stallworth
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Not important

The septum effects breathing and in some cases can occlude areas in the nasal cavity where the sinuses drain.
This latter case may contribute to chronic sinusitis- however the septum has very little influence on sinus infection and no role in ear infection.

In brief: Not important

The septum effects breathing and in some cases can occlude areas in the nasal cavity where the sinuses drain.
This latter case may contribute to chronic sinusitis- however the septum has very little influence on sinus infection and no role in ear infection.
Dr. Christian Stallworth
Dr. Christian Stallworth
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