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What are the treatment options for a Deviated Septum?

Various treatment options are available for patients with deviated septums. Recommended treatment will depend on severity of symptoms, degree of septal deviation, prior treatments, and your medical history. Here are some common treatments: Medication Nasal strips Alternative therapy Surgery Combination of the above Medication is used when nasal symptoms are minor (intermittent stuffy nose, minor …

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What is the difference between Allergies and Deviated Septum?

More than 150 million people suffer from allergies in the United States. Environmental allergens, such as pollen and mold, are especially worse in Northern Virginia, Maryland, and downtown DC. Allergic symptoms are sometimes indistinguishable from a deviated septum. Both conditions can cause post-nasal drip, runny nose, nasal congestion, snoring, fatigue and tiredness, and facial pressure. …