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Deviated Nasal Septum

Deviated Nasal Septum

The thin divider between the nostrils, Septum, is made of cartiladge and bone and is known as the septum. When this cartilage or bone is askew (deviated aside) or slanted, it is called a deviated septum. It can become significant as person grows or may occur after trauma to nose


A deviated septum is an incredibly common condition, and numerous individuals with a deviated septum needn’t bother with treatment. A few side effects like a stodgy nose or postnasal dribble might be eased with prescription, including decongestants, antihistamines, or nasal sprays. As a rule, drugs are attempted before a surgical procedure is suggested. If an individual has a deviated septum and messes up breathing or rest apnea and snoring, a surgical procedure might be prescribed to fix the septum. A medical approach to correct a deviated septum is called a septoplasty, submucous resection of the septum, or septal remaking. We also do Endoscopic Septoplasty

A deviated septum caused by injury to the nose or face might be prevented by the following precautionary security measures: 

  • Continuously wear appropriate protective caps and headgear when playing sports 
  • Continuously wear your safety belt when riding in a vehicle

In Trauma to nose deviation of the septum can occur internally or externally, which must be addresed within 7 days by surgical procedure.

Symptoms and Signs

Mild deviated septum doesn’t bring about any side effects or signs. In moderate to severe deviation following things a person my experience: 

  • issues breathing through the nose, 
  • postnasal trickle, 
  • nosebleeds, 
  • sinus diseases, 
  • nasal blockage, 
  • Mouth breathing
  • migraine.
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