Nasal septum deviation
The nasal septum is the bone in the nose that divides the nasal cavity into the nostrils. A deviated septum is the condition in which the nasal septum or nasal bone get deviated or dislocated from its normal position. This deviated nasal septum cause nasal obstruction and affect normal breathing.
This is very common and some people even born with a deviated septum. A nose injury is very common cause of deviation of nasal septum.
Symptoms of deviated nasal septum:
Very common symptoms include nasal congestion, improper breathing through nose. One may also experience repeated sinus infections and other symptoms are:
Treatment Options for deviated nasal septum:
If the medications do not help in treating the deviated nasal septum then, one may need to follow below treatment options:
If you have any nasal symptoms including nasal septum deviation, it is suggested to consult to the doctor immediately and take appropriate treatment.
Nasal endoscopy is a safe and risk free procedure. Usually the doctor gives local anesthesia with a spray atomizer before doing the procedure.