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Enlarged Turbinate and Deviated Septum

Enlarged Turbinate and Deviated Septum

  • January 15, 2021
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Experiencing nasal congestion all the time can become frustrating when you’re experiencing it around the clock. There’s nothing fun about feeling stuffy or like you’re not getting enough oxygen when you try to breathe. For some, it’s as simple as sinus issues, for others it can be enlarged turbinates, and for some it can be […]

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Dry Throat and Septoplasty: Is It a Concern?

Dry Throat and Septoplasty: Is It a Concern?

  • December 22, 2020
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It is not unusual to have trouble breathing from time to time because of a clogged nose. However, when this breathing difficulty becomes a daily battle, individuals start looking for solutions to this stressful problem. Fortunately, for many, this situation can be fixed through a procedure known as septoplasty. Yet, even though this surgery can […]

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What Does a Deviated Septum Have to Do with Weight Loss and How I Feel?

What Does a Deviated Septum Have to Do with Weight Loss and How I Feel?

  • December 15, 2020
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You’ve more than likely heard that every part of your body has its role time and time again. The statement is something that we all hear and all know, but what you may not realize is that something like a deviated septum can impact more than your breathing or how often you get migraines. A […]

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How to Sleep After Septoplasty

How to Sleep After Septoplasty

  • November 30, 2020
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A deviated septum can cause a lifetime of annoying and often painful problems with breathing through the nose and sinus problems. People are sometimes born with a deviated septum, or it happens because of an injury, and it causes problems including sinusitis, nasal congestion and loud snoring. Often, surgery is the only option to fully […]

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A Guide On Deviated Septum– Deviated Septum FAQs

A Guide On Deviated Septum– Deviated Septum FAQs

  • September 29, 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions About Deviated Septum What is a deviated septum? A deviated septum is a condition that impacts the nasal septum and affects our breathing. Our nasal septum is the dividing wall between the left and right sides of our nose and is made of bone and cartilage. In someone with a deviated septum, […]

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Nasal Obstruction After Septoplasty

Nasal Obstruction After Septoplasty

  • July 17, 2020
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If you have persistent nasal obstruction after septoplasty (deviated septum repair), you’re not alone. But what causes this frustrating and uncomfortable problem? A deviated septum is a very common condition that happens when the wall of narrow bone and cartilage in your nose becomes misaligned from its normal position. It can end up blocking or […]

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What to Expect with In-Office Septoplasty

What to Expect with In-Office Septoplasty

  • June 19, 2020
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Your nasal cavity is divided into two sides by the nasal septum, a thin wall of narrow bone and cartilage. Fairly commonly, this septum can become “deviated” or misaligned from its normal position. A deviated septum can result from injury, such as a broken nose, or it may be present from birth. Many people aren’t […]

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What to Expect from Deviated Septum Surgery

What to Expect from Deviated Septum Surgery

  • April 30, 2020
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Deviated septum surgery, also known as septoplasty, is a procedure for straightening the bone and cartilage in between the two sides of the nose.  This is a very common condition and can cause one-sided or bilateral congestion of the nose on a chronic basis.  Patients will often say the problem is day and night but […]

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