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Old 08-05-2010, 01:02 PM   #1
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Deviated Septum Surgery for Allergies?

I recently learned that I have a bone spur growth resulting in a deviated septum. I also have allergies to dust mites and gett very painful bouts of ear pain/fullness/pressure as a result. The ENT believes that if the deviated septum is repaired then the mucus that is trapped can drain and the ear pain will be improved. I have been doing allergy shots for nearly a year and noticed very minimal improvement with them, so I'm strongly considering the surgery. Anyone have an experience similar to this? Thanks.

 
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Old 08-05-2010, 01:18 PM   #2
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Re: Deviated Septum Surgery for Allergies?

Yes, it will help with the congestion/drainage issue. be sure you understand that it won't lessen your allergies per se.

 
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Re: Deviated Septum Surgery for Allergies?

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I recently learned that I have a bone spur growth resulting in a deviated septum. I also have allergies to dust mites and gett very painful bouts of ear pain/fullness/pressure as a result. The ENT believes that if the deviated septum is repaired then the mucus that is trapped can drain and the ear pain will be improved. I have been doing allergy shots for nearly a year and noticed very minimal improvement with them, so I'm strongly considering the surgery. Anyone have an experience similar to this? Thanks.
If you have this procedure done, I really hope it works for you. This procedure did not help me at all as my ENT said it would. However, my septum was minimally deviated.

 
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