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A deviated septum is a condition in which the bone and cartilage that divide the nasal cavity of the nose in half (nasal septum) is significantly off center or not straight, making breathing difficult. In some cases, the problem is not significant enough to cause any symptoms. In other cases, symptoms such as difficulty breathing through the nose, ongoing nasal congestion, recurrent sinus infections, nosebleeds or sleep problems (snoring and/or sleep apnea) make treatment necessary.
A deviated septum can be caused by injury or trauma to the nose. This commonly occurs with sports-related activities. continue reading