Deviated nasal septum

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What is deviated nasal septum?

A nasal septum deviation is where the partition between the two nasal pathways are misaligned. This can be caused by a variety of things including trauma or certain conditions.

Common symptoms reported by people with deviated nasal septum

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with deviated nasal septum

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
7
Tried for
deviated nasal septum (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
pain (4) anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
depressed mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
anxious mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
depressed mood (2) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
anxious mood (3) depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with deviated nasal septum, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with deviated nasal septum

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for deviated nasal septum (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
deviated nasal septum (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness hypomania 1 more
Total evaluations
9
Tried for
pain (4) anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
dry mouth grogginess 2 more
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
diarrhea laryngopharyngeal reflux
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
depressed mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (7 evaluations)
Side effects
dry mouth suicidal 2 more
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
tiredness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Baker's cyst pain in lower back 3 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
depressed mood (2) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
sexual dysfunction ejaculation delayed 4 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
anxious mood (3) depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with deviated nasal septum, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has deviated nasal septum on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 14
30s 43
40s 46
50s 35
60s 25
70+ 6
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 36
20-29 years 19
30-39 years 13
40-49 years 10
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

76% Female
24% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 94
Not Diagnosed 5

These charts show data from deviated nasal septum patients who have completed their condition history
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