Nasal Septum Deviation Through Pushing on Nose?

A few days ago I experienced a slightly more difficult time breathing through my nostrils. Sometime, about 1-2 days after, I somehow freed up my right nostril through some process, I believe even pushing on my nose slightly. I started thinking that a deviated septum had something to do with it. I began pushing/pressuring my nose in certain ways to try and alleviate the air flow restriction. Could I have accidentally deviated my septum through this process?

Doctor Answers 1

Deviated septum surgery

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Dear weaverman2525,

  • Your breathing problems could be due to a deviated septum, allergies, or some swelling
  • The only way to be sure is to have an examination
  • Also, what "process" did you do, it would be very hard to deviate your own septum without it being painful or causing your nose to bleed

Best regards,

Nima Shemirani

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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