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Can a Fairly Severe Nasal Valve Collapse Cause Extreme Dryness and Congestion?

Hello, I'm trying to find out if a pretty severe nasal valve collapse can cause extreme dryness and congestion on the collapsed side. You can visibly see and feel where cartlidge is blocking the nasal passageway. Doesn't seem to be turbinate issue as turbinate is not enlarged. Thank you so much for you time in answering this question. P.S. Is it very possible that fixing the collapse would negatively effect my singing in any way. To me I can only see it helping.

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