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A deviated nasal septum is a medical condition that can affect your breathing ability as the nasal septum gets deviated towards one side of the nasal cavity. The main reasons for a deviated nasal septum are severe injury to the nose and birth defect or congenital defect in the nasal septum. Undergoing septoplasty helps in correcting the nasal septum deviation.
Any individual can suffer from a deviated nasal septum. In case you notice any of the following symptoms, it means you may have deviated nasal septum and you are recommended to consult an ENT doctor or rhinologist. ||Difficulty breathing ||Nasal congestion ||Runny nose ||Loss of smell ||Post-nasal drip
No, a deviated nasal septum can not be fixed or corrected without a surgery. Septoplasty, surgery for correction of a deviated septum is the best and safest option to straighten and fix the deviated nasal septum. All other non-surgical treatment options like nasal sprays, nasal cones, and nasal strips help only in reducing the severity and occurrence of symptoms but not help in curing the nasal septum deviation.
A deviated nasal septum is a medical condition that can affect your breathing ability as the nasal septum gets deviated towards one side of the nasal cavity. The other names for a deviated nasal septum are nasal septum deviation, deviated septum, and septum deviation.
Yes, a deviated nasal septum can cause sleep apnea by blocking or constricting the nasal airway passages and obstructing the upper airway. Undergoing septoplasty can help in correcting the nasal septum deviation and reducing sleep apnea.
Yes, as a result of a deviated nasal septum, you can suffer from nasal congestion. This nasal congestion makes it difficult for you to breathe in, and can affect your sinuses, and results in repeated or frequent sinus infections.
A deviated nasal septum can decrease the sense of smell by restricting the airflow across the olfactory area. However, undergoing septoplasty can fix the deviation in the nasal septum and reduce the loss of smell. At Pristyn Care, all ENT doctors are experienced and can perform septoplasty with minimal risks and complications.
Usually, a deviated septum can cause nasal blockage or nasal restriction that leads to difficulty breathing. So, people with sleep apnea and a deviated septum can suffer from excessive snoring and difficulty sleeping. To know more information regarding deviated nasal septum or septoplasty, you can visit Pristyn Care.
Yes, as age increases, your deviated nasal septum can get worse. Because, as you get older, nasal structures change just like other body parts and the nasal cartilage can become weaker, brittle, and softer.
If you have a deviated nasal septum, you can suffer from nasal obstruction and reduced nasal airflow. These conditions can lead to upper airway resistance and chronic mucosal irritation that can result in high blood pressure or hypertension.
If nasal septum deviation is severe, it can block one side of your nose and can reduce airflow. As a result of this, you can suffer from breathing problems like difficulty breathing. Further, you can notice bleeding from your nose. To get rid of all breathing difficulties caused by a nasal septum deviation, you can undergo septoplasty.
Usually, septoplasty is recommended to straighten the deviated nasal septum but not to reshape the shape of the nose. However, septoplasty can change the shape of the nose when performed with rhinoplasty and called Septorhinoplasty. Sep[torhinoplasty is used for both medical and aesthetic purposes. ||If you want to have a better function of your nose and to look beautiful, you can book an appointment with our ENT doctors and can undergo septoplasty and rhinoplasty together at an affordable price.
Usually, a deviated septum can cause breathing problems that can affect your quality of health. ENT doctors can perform septoplasty to fix or straighten your nasal septum only if you start showing symptoms of a nasal septum deviation. If you don’t show any symptoms with deviated nasal septum, septoplasty is not recommended and your doctor can prescribe a few medications and nasal sprays.
Septoplasty is highly recommended to fix your crooked nose caused as a result of deviated or twisted nasal septum. Septoplasty also relieves nasal airway blockage caused by nasal septum deviation. To undergo a risk-free and affordable septoplasty, visit Pristyn Care.
Yes, you can undergo septoplasty more than once. But the amount of cartilage that needs to be removed or repositioned is limited. However, undergoing septoplasty more than once can increase your risk of infection and the occurrence of complications.
If you avoid or delay the treatment for your deviated nasal septum, it can cause complications such as frequent nose infections, continuous nose bleeds, loud snoring that can disturb your sleep, and chronic sinusitis [sinus infection]. We recommend you have a consultation with the nearest ENT doctor and plan an appropriate treatment course or undergo the septoplasty.
Your ENT doctor can prescribe a few medications to treat the symptoms caused as a result of mild or moderate nasal septum deviation and are: ||Decongestants ||Antihistamines ||Nasal steroid sprays ||Nasal strips ||However, to correct the deviation, septoplasty is recommended. To undergo the safest surgical procedure for your deviated septum, you can visit Pristyn Care.
The cost of septoplasty in India can vary from one location to another and from patient to patient. This is because of factors like: ||Type of the hospital from where you wish to undergo the septoplasty ||Age of the patient ||The severity and complexity of nasal septum deviation ||Presence of underlying nasal diseases or disorders ||Price for diagnostic and laboratory tests ||Cost of medicine and follow-up sessions ||To know the exact cost of septoplasty, you can contact the medical coordinator of a specific hospital from where you wish to undergo it.
Septoplasty and rhinoplasty are nose surgeries that are not the same. Septoplasty focuses on straightening the deviated nasal septum and improves the nasal airflow. In contrast, rhinoplasty is an aesthetic plastic surgery that involves reshaping the outer structures of the nose and helps in enhancing the look of your nose. Both these surgeries can be performed at the same time for better nasal function. ||To know more information or to undergo septoplasty or rhinoplasty, you can contact our ENT doctors.
ENT doctors can take about 30-90 minutes to complete septoplasty. However, this duration can change based on: ||Age of the patient ||The severity of nasal septum deviation ||History of nasal surgery ||Presence of blood disorders ||To know more about septoplasty, you can consult our doctors.
In most cases, people suffering from symptoms of the deviated nasal septum can undergo septoplasty. If obstructive sleep apnea and snoring are not responsive to medications, septoplasty can be recommended. However, it is also recommended during other procedures like sinus surgery and nasal tumor removal.
Septoplasty is performed to straighten the nasal septum deviation. Rhinoplasty is used to reshape the nose for aesthetic purposes. However, septoplasty and rhinoplasty can be performed together to treat medical concerns and to achieve the aesthetic needs of the patient. Performing septoplasty and rhinoplasty together is called Septorhinoplasty.
Most of the insurances can cover septoplasty. .However, it depends on what type of insurance you take and from where you opt for it. Anyways, a medical coordinator from Pristyn Care can check all your insurance papers and can let you know whether your insurance can cover septoplasty or not.
Septoplasty is performed to straighten the septum deviation with the help of surgical instruments. Before completing the septoplasty, you will be administered with either general or local anesthesia. The anesthesia will sedate you, and thus you will not feel any pain or discomfort throughout the septoplasty. If you wish to undergo septoplasty, you can visit Pristyn Care, where our ENT doctors provide the safest and painless septoplasty at an affordable price.
Septoplasty is one of the best and safest surgical procedures to cure nasal septum deviation. Research studies show that the success rate of septoplasty ranges between 85% to 90%, with very little chance of complications and risks. And about 85 percent of people who undergo septoplasty are highly satisfied with the outcomes.
Septoplasty can be performed in two ways-open surgery or closed surgery [internal surgery]. In case you undergo a closed surgery [internal surgery], no scars are noticeable as the incisions are made inside the nose. However, if you undergo open surgery or traditional surgery, incisions are made on the base of the- nose, and scars can be formed, which are pretty noticeable.
Scientific evidence says that undergoing septoplasty does not change your voice. However, a few patients have reported that after undergoing septoplasty, their voice has changed for a few months. This can be caused as a result of the change in nasal resonance. In case you are planning to undergo septoplasty and to know everything about it, you can have a consultation with one of our ENT doctors.
It is unclear whether septoplasty can affect your singing ability. To get a conclusion over this, more clinical research is required. However, you can contact our ENT doctor to know more about septoplasty.
Clinical studies revealed that the success rate of septoplasty could range between 85% to 90%. Although, this range is subject to change based on: ||Age of the patient ||Severity and complexity of the deviated nasal septum ||Presence of any other nose diseases or disorders
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