My husband has had a deviated septum all of his life and has very bad problems with breathing and drainage. We are minimum wage earners and have no insurance and are needing to find a dr and the cost to fix this issue for him he is now 36 and it is a growing concern for us....
Fixing a Deviated Septum and breathing Problem On a Minimum Wage Budget?
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This is tough - finding a competent doctor will not be a problem but the cost will be. It is usually thousands of dollars for such a procedure and varies depending on your location. It is not a serious enough issue alone (there may be other issues he has that make it more so) to warrant charity care, typically. If it is important enough than you will need to save for it. If your income is low enough, you may qualify for Medicaid (worth looking into).
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