Anyone can have a deviated septum and that includes children. In fact, there are only two ways to get a deviated septum. You are either born with one or it is caused by an injury. Children born with a deviated septum often have trouble breathing and they also tend to breathe loudly. The good news is that a deviated septum can usually be fixed with surgery.
- Q How common is a deviated septum?
- Q What is the long-term prognosis for someone with nose disorders?
- Q What are the treatment options for nose disorders?
- Q How are sinusitis and rhinitis treated?
- Q Why do I keep getting bloody noses?
- Q What do I need to know about caring for someone with nose disorders?