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What causes nose disorders?

Nose disorders may be caused by structural differences like a crooked nose, a tumor, or a deviated septum, or by inflammatory problems like infection or allergies. Each type of nose disorder has its own specific causes. Some of the problems are easily visible to the onlooker, whereas others are hidden in the nasal passages, the nasal cavity, or the sinuses.

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