What type of doc do I need to schedule an appointment with for a nasal septum perforation? (Photo)
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The first step is to see an otolaryngologist (ear nose and throat doctor) to determine what the potential cause of your perforation might be. There are some quite dangerous potential causes of this problem that must first be addressed. In terms of repair this can often depend on the size and location of the perforation. There are many different techniques and each surgeon will have a different comfort level and skill with each one. Possibly the only way to know might be to actually see different surgeons in consultation, unless you have a personal referral. I do have good success closing septal perforations, I have done a number of them without any failures, but there are some perforations which I do not attempt given their size and or location. Best of luck to you.
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