What is it?
Deviated nasal septum is the condition where the bone and cartilage in the nose that separates the nasal cavity into two nostrils called nasal septum is displaced. The frequent cause of deviated nasal septum is injury to the nose.
What are the symptoms?
Deviated nasal septum presents as:
- Deformed nose.
- Nose bleeds.
- Nasal congestion.
- Facial pain.
- Noisy breathing.
What to expect?
You can try the following things:
- Decongestants reduce nasal tissue swelling and help to keep the airways on both sides of your nose open.
- Antihistamines help prevent allergy symptoms, including a stuffy or runny nose.
If symptoms persist and is worsening, consult your GP.