What NJ Patients Should Know About Deviated Septum

Many people in Manhattan, Englewood and other regions blame their sinus problems and snoring on a deviated septum. But how can you be really sure that it is really the cause? Will having a surgery and correcting a deviated septum make you feel any better and get a better night's sleep?

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Having a deviated septum is common in adults, and it may worsen over time as the nose droops with age. But whether it needs to be treated depends on the symptoms.

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Dr. Monica Tadros, M.D., NJ Double Board-certified plastic surgeon, and Asst. Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the Columbia University highlights some of the signs of a deviated septum. Dr. Tadros has successfully treated many patients with a deviated septum at her office location near 300 Grand Ave, Englewood, NJ 07631.

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Signs that may suggest you have a deviated septum:

Here are some of the signs of a deviated septum that many NJ patients report when visiting a clinic for cosmetic surgery in Englewood.

  • Trouble breathing through your nose, usually more so on one side. You may often feel like you have a cold, with a stuffy nose.
  • Recurrent bacterial infections of the nose and sinuses.
  • Snoring. If you have a nasal obstruction, you are more likely to breathe through your mouth when you sleep, which causes the palate to vibrate. A deviated septum can also contribute to obstructive sleep apnea.

Frequent or chronic postnasal drip, nasal crusting, nosebleeds, headaches, dry mouth, and sore throats.

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Consultation for a Deviated Septum

An experienced ear, nose, and throat (ENT) NJ doctor can diagnose and offer a deviated septum treatment. For a more detailed exam, an endoscope may be used to look at the back of the nose and sinuses.
Request your no-obligation deviated septum consultation in Manhattan, NYC & Englewood, NJ today with Dr. Monica Tadros. Please use the contact form to receive additional information or call NYC: (201) 408-5430 or NJ: (201) 408-5430.