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Can a PRIMARY CARE DOCTOR TELL ME DEFINITELY I DON'T HAVE A DEVIATED SEPTUM?

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In brief: Yes

Primary doctors have training to diagnose this common condition.

In brief: Yes

Primary doctors have training to diagnose this common condition.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Not likely

GPs not good at nasal exam. See Ent doc.

In brief: Not likely

GPs not good at nasal exam. See Ent doc.
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
Well trained FM docs should be able to examine the nasal cavity and determine if there is a deviated septum
Dr. Robert Grieco
It is the "definitely " part of that question that requires an ENT to see a bit further into the nose.
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