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How do I manage a deviated septum on a daily basis?

Managing your deviated septum depends on the severity of your symptoms. If you are having extreme difficulty breathing your best option might be surgery, which can fix the problem completely. You will need to consult your doctor or an ear, nose, and throat specialist to find out if this is an option for you. If not, you may be able to manage symptoms like nasal congestion and sinus infections with over the counter decongestants or antihistamines. Just be careful not to become dependent on these drugs. If over the counter medications do not seem to help, you can also talk to your doctor about getting a prescription nasal spray.

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