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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   yes i noticed today that the left side of my nose seems to be a little swollen like a bump witch is the middle of my nose the other side is normal was wondering what is the cause
                                                  
Doctor :   Hi
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Let me read it
User :   good afternoon
Doctor :  
Good afternoon
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Do you have any pain or cold sensation as of now?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Ok
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May I know your age?
User :   27
Doctor :  
Ok
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If you press the bump, does it pain?
User :   not that i feel
Doctor :   Fine

Doctor :   Have you heard of DNS/Deviated nasal septum?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
your case does seem to fit into that type
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it is a slight deviation
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seen in many people
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either than causing cold and sometimes for cosmetic reason
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it is treated
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otherwise it can be left alonw
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without any worry
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Are you getting it?
User :   i dont guess not what causes it
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
It is present since birth
User :   no
Doctor :  
and is just a bit of deviation during growth
Doctor :  
it can become evident on observation only
Doctor :   when did you detect it?
User :   well i looked in the mirror today and notice it
User :   other side is fine but left side i noticed it
Doctor :  
Ok
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You can send me a pic of your nose
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to doctor@healthcaremagic.com
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I shall reply you by mail
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   i think thats sendin now
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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