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---- Overview ----

Deviated Nasal Septum

Deviated Nasal septum occurs when the nasal septum is displaced to one side due to any cause making one of the nasal passage smaller than the other side causing reduced airflow, difficulty in breathing , nasal blockage or obstruction and some times encrustration and bleeding .

Treatment of nasal obstruction secondary to deviated nasal symptom may include medications and to correct a deviated septum, you'll need surgery.

What are the Causes of DNS ?

Congenital - A deviated nasal septum can occur when the fetus develops in the mothers womb may cause symptoms later in life.

Nasal Injury - A deviated nasal septum can also result from trauma or injury to the nose due to any accidents that causes the nasal septum to deviate from normal position .

Aging – aging may cause worsening of deviated septum over time .


What are the SYMPTOMS of DNS ?

  • Nasal Obstruction – leading to difficulty in breathing .
  • Nosebleeds - Frequently
  • Facial pain.
  • Noisy breathing during sleep.
  • Sleeping on one side that eases breathing.
  • Recurrent sinus infections

How do we Diagnose Deviated Nasal Septum ?

Symptoms -A deviated nasal septum is diagnosed by your ENT surgeon based on the symptoms you present .

endoscopy and diagnoses whether you have deviated nasal septum and this helps in deciding the treatment based on the severity of your deviated septum .


What are the Treatment options for DNS ?

Decongestants – these are medications that reduce nasal congestion and tissue swelling which helps in keeping the airways open for adequate breathing.

Antihistamines - Antihistamines are medications that help prevent allergy symptoms, including a stuffy or runny nose.

Nasal steroid sprays - Corticosteroid sprays reduce swelling in your nasal passage . Excess use of steroids may lead to adverse effects , so it is always advised to use steroid sprays only on doctors prescription

Medications are only used to treat the swollen mucous membranes which is temporary but you will require a surgical correction for deviated nasal septum to prevent future problems .

Surgical Management-

SEPTOPLASTY – Correction of deviated nasal septum is required if your symtoms donot resolve despite medical therapy .

In septoplasty, the nasal septum which is deviated is straightened and repositioned in the midline creating a roomy airway on the obstructed side .


In some of the cases, surgery for reshaping the nose (rhinoplasty) is performed at the time as septoplasty. Rhinoplasty usually involves modifying the bone and cartilage of the nose to either change its shape or size or both.

---- FAQs ----


In most cases, you can tell if you have a deviated septum just by feeling it.

If your deviated septum is causing breathing issues, sleep apnea or other worrisome symptoms, surgery could be the best option. Deviated septum surgery has good success rates, up to 85%.

You shouldn’t try to push your septum back into place under any circumstances as it may cause more harm than benefit.

Yes, a deviated septum can block the airflow through your nasal passages, resulting in snoring and sleep apnea.

Septoplasty can improve airflow through your nasal passages. This can result in a number of benefits. For example, septoplasty:

  • Treats breathing problems caused by a deviated septum, nasal polyps or other similar conditions.
  • Can reduce or eliminate snoring, giving you a better night’s rest.
  • Allows your sinuses to drain better, resulting in fewer sinus infections.

Initial septoplasty recovery usually takes about one week or less. But, overall healing of the bone and cartilage will continue for several months to one year.

No. While rhinoplasty focuses on changing the external appearance of your nose or focuses on the structural support of your nose, septoplasty targets the structures inside your nose. Rhinoplasty is generally a cosmetic surgery procedure, while septoplasty restores function.

No. Septoplasty itself doesn’t change the shape of your nose. But, if you want to change the shape of your nose in addition to correcting your deviated septum, your surgeon may be able to combine septoplasty with rhinoplasty. Ask your healthcare provider about your treatment options.

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