Deviated Nasal Septum

When your nasal septum, which is the wall separating the nasal passages, is displaced to one side, it is called deviated nasal septum. This displacement makes one nasal passage smaller than the other. The symptoms associated with it are blocked one or both nostril, nosebleed, loud breathing, and being aware of one's breath.

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Why do I suffer from cold and runny nose every summer?

Query: Hi doctor, During every summer season, I suffer from a cold and runny nose. What can be the reasons?  Read Full »


Dr. Murad Haider

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your case does not seem to be serious. The terms rhinorrhea and rhinitis are often used to refer a runny nose, it refers to inflammation of nasal tissues due to a number of reasons, which are as follows. Acute sinusitis. Allergies. Chronic sinusitis. Ch...  Read Full »

Why do I feel lethargic, and am I not able to digest milk and ghee?

Query: Hi doctor, My left nose has been blocked for a few years and some thin material is coming out of it. I am always feeling tired. I cannot digest ghee, milk and my stomach always feels empty. My body heat level is high and I am sweating more. I am also losing weight and getting thin. My blood report a...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please share with me if you have been having abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Also, please let me know if you have the similar symptoms when you eat yogurt and cheese. I think you are having lactose intolerance. That is causing malabsorption of the important multiv...  Read Full »

Kindly give an opinion about rhinoplasty for a crooked nose.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-male. My nose is growing towards the left side, and I want to know about rhinoplasty.  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep Dawre

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You said that your nose is growing towards the left side. For your information nose does not grow after the age of 16 years. If you are right then you need to show your nose to a plastic surgeon to check whether there is any pathology or not which is unlikely. ...  Read Full »

Can my mouth breathing habit lead to sleep apnea?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19. I am partly a mouth breather since childhood. I mean, I breathe through my mouth only while sleeping. Is it harmful? Will I get sleep apnea? I am a thin guy with no snoring issues.  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query about mouth breathing. I would like to say that yes, eventually it causes enlarged tonsils as well as adenoids, and causes a nasal obstruction leading to obstructive sleep apnea. It can happen in any body type. If your nose is blocked b...  Read Full »

What kind of muscle pain is associated with ARS?

Query: Hi, I am a 31 year old male. About 38 days before I had sex with a CSW (Commercial Social Worker). It was protected vaginal sex and protected oral sex. Also there were deep throat kisses which lasted almost a minute. I am not sure if the condom was torn during the intercourse.  Since last 3 weeks ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sidharth Sonthalia

Answer: Hi,  Welcome to icliniq.com. Based upon your history, my answer to your questions: 1. Are My Symptoms Related to ARS? Acute Retroviral Syndrome (ARS) typically begins 7-14 days after the exposure to a HIV positive patient, and may last for up to 3-4 months. The symptoms are typically "flu-l...  Read Full »

I am allergic to dust, frequent post nasal drip, sneezing and cough. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have sneezing cough, frequent postnasal drip, and have been allergic to dust for more than three years. I had taken tablet Montek-LC, Fluticasone nasal spray, and Azelastine nasal spray but no relief. I had taken nasal endoscopy, and it showed a mild deviation of the nasal septum, but t...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. I suggest; 1. Allergen avoidance. 2. Immunotherapy (allergy vaccines). 3. Medicines I suggest taking the medicines which you have taken already: a steroid or antihistaminic nasal...  Read Full »

What is the best medicine to get rid of dry and puffy eyes due to sinusitis?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been dealing with bad sinus infections for a long time now. I have a deviated septum, and I am waiting for a second surgery to get it fixed properly. I recently dealt with a bad sinus infection with swollen nose and pressure inside the nose between my eyes and upper cheeks. My eyes ...  Read Full »


Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. I am sorry for the discomfort you are having. You have deviated nasal septum (DNS). And it is one of the most significant causes of repeated or recurrent sinus infections. Facial pain over the cheek signifies maxillary sinus involvemen...  Read Full »

Kindly help me know the cause of my puffy eyelids and the tests I need to do to get rid of the puffiness.

Query: Hi doctor, I suffer from sinus infections. I have recently been to an ENT for a second nose surgery as the first surgery did not fix my deviated septum properly. Over the past two months, I have had a sinus infection located directly behind the upper part of my nose. I think that these infecti...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I can understand your concern. Thank you for the detailed history. The main problem is sinusitis. So, if we treat the underlying infection and cause, then everything will get better. Sinusitis and frequent infection can be either due to alle...  Read Full »

Why does my ear remain blocked even after doing septoplasty?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently got a septoplasty. My problem started two months ago when I had a breathing problem, and my ear was also blocked. I used to have mild pain in my ear. The doctor checked my ear, and he said it is fine. He said that my Eustachian tubes are blocked, and I had a deviated nasal s...  Read Full »


Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The Eustachian tube blockage due to nasal septal deviation may take some time for complete recovery. The tube takes time to decongest, as nasal mucosa takes time to heal. Take an oral decongestant and nasal decongestant drops. Get an impedance audiometry done and send me ...  Read Full »

What causes frequent nosebleeds?

Query: Hello doctor, My nose is bleeding often. It happened six to eight times in the past 10 months. The blood is red in color. I do not feel any pain, and the bleeding is not too much. Most of the times I do not realize that my nose is bleeding.  Read Full »


Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Bleeding of the nose is quite common in some people. Some of the most common causes are dryness inside the nose, pollution, picking of the nose, sinusitis, deviated nasal septum, rhinitis, and bleeding disorders. Considering the myriad of causes involved, I suggest yo...  Read Full »

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