Hi, I am Dr Sonia S V. I am an ENT Surgeon & Head & Neck Specialist.
A DNS or deviated nasal septum can cause throat problems .The Deviation of the nasal septum can block the nose leading to mouth breathng and consequent dry mouth and increased throat problems.It can also produce throat issues as a result of a post nasal drip which is secretions draining into the throat from the back of the nose as a result of sinonasal inflammation.If conservative measures fails to treat the problems due to the deviated nasal septum it can be surgically corrected.
For more information on DNS:http://drsoniasv.webs.com/apps/blog/show/4251610-what-is-a-dns-deviated-nasal-septum
All the best
Dr Sonia Suprabha Venugopal
Consultant ENT Head & Neck Surgery,Bangalore
DNS can cause rhinitis and this can allow the nasal secretions to flow back into the throat like a drip and this can cause problems for the throat. DNS can cause breathing problem at night and thus lead to snoring, and this can lead to dry and irritative throat in the mornings and daytime. A DNS can cause nasal obstruction and this nasal obstruction can bring about a change in the voice.
Male 18, Hello Doctor Yesterday my Mother was putting Coconut Oil on my hair and suddenly i feel that my all brain constricted and i feel extreme diziness and feel my heart beat is also running fast, Doctor i have DNS From 3 years First time when i feel Constricted in my head i think that this is normal but after after this pain increase soo much and now i cant study, the symptoms is i feel pain in Nose, pain in upper saide of eyes, feel constriction in head , feel pressure like and doctor when i take mucus from nose through throat i feel extreme consticrion in palate and in head, doctor this is also i mention that my Activities , I do MAsturbation 2,3 days later and I dont take part in Any Sports bcz i feel dizziness . I want to know That what is the problem with me, My Brother friend Also Have DNS but he dont feel pain like me thats Why My Mother worried that if we going for operate and after opearate this All Problem will be Cure?, Plzzz hlep my all Question in Detail bcz i m extreme Worried. thnx
Male 18, Doctor i have DNS but this is not clear that what i have Sinusitis , Allergy or what? bcz i feeling very very dry nose and feeling something pulling down from palate to throat my symptoms is , feeling too puch pain in the mid upper of the head like pressure or constriction, feeling wieght in head sometime, feeling pain in palate, now i m feeling in throat pain like when i breathj i feeling my breath is end, feeling pain and weight in forehead, sometimes feeling pain in the back of head up from the neck, feeling panic and lose of thinking, Doctor i consulted 3 ENT suregon he told me that u have DNS thats why this problems appears, Doctor i m Afraid of surgery bcz doctor tells me that we will put injection of sleep, doctor some peoples tell us that dont goto operate bcz the doctors make ur symptoms worse and my papa also dont believes in our area doctors and i also take medicine of homeopathics 1.5 years but my symotms going worse, what should i do what u recommend me ? doctor i m soo worry about this thnx in advance.
Hello, i had cough and cold (heavy mucus) and chest cough for 1 and half month. Initially Doc treated with antallergic tablets like navision, alaspan. After some days I noticed blood during coughing. Informed doc and he aksed to go for blood test. It is normal except .5K less RBC and Lymphocytes increased by 1. Blood was only for 2-3 days (Noticed 4-5 times). Doc (ENT) said its may be because of some injury because of violent coughing. I took Pulmonary test too which shows everything normal. His diagnosis was that i have bronchitis and because of that I have cough. After one month he prescribed the tablet for bronchial asthama and specific medicine for cough ie rotacaps- Levolin for one week followed by another rotacap seroflow (250MG) . I was filling better except nose used to get blocked in between. Then all of a sudden, i again started sneezing (End of 5th week) and nose secretion begin again (Its was think and sticky). Again visited the doctor. he doubted some infection in the sinuses. Asked to go for a CT scan of PNS for Allergic Fungul Sinusitis. Scan shows that Maxillary Sinuses are filled with fluid. Scan shows that its quite significant. Doc mentioned that we haven t addressed Sinuses problem so far and because of that it kept growing in the sinus (told in simple language-- may be some other reason in medical terms). After knowing this now I am prescribed with Roxid-M tablet (1---0---1) for 7 days and Syscan 150mg weekly once for 3 week. Also I was using nasal spray Metaspray all these days. Now the enw spray is prescribed - Nasonex.. 2 puffs every night. In addition to this... Nasoclear Saline 3-3 drops twice a day for 2 months. I am in countinuous touch of the doc and he is well known ENT specialist and I am seeing him for quite a long time (More than 3 years). Every time i get cold, my cough sometimes last for more than 1 month and many times it turns into dry cough. But this time I had wet cough i.e. it was never dry. Just wanted to know if this is a normal problem or I need to do any further tests. As per teh doc, In my maxillary sinuses the air flow is too minimum as shown in the scan. and thats why its significantly contributing to the trouble. He also advised to start breathing exercises (Jal neti etc) for better results. Observation in CT Scan: Frontal sinuses- Clear Ethmoidal Sinuses: Soft tissues seen in the anterios, middle and posterios ethmoid sinuses Maxillary Sinuses: Polypoidal Soft tissues seen billaterally Spenoidal Sinuses: clear Osteomeatal Complexes: involved bilaterally Nasal turbinates: Noral Nasal Septum: DNS towards right with Bony Septal Spur Nasopharynx: normal Orbits: normal Impression: 1. Bilateral ethmoidal and maxillary sinusistis changes with involvement of the OM complexes 2. DNS seen towards the right with Bony septal spur Observations in Scan- My Septum is deviated right with bony spur. Please advise.
hello sir i am aman and i am suffering from dns. i do jalaneti(yogic procedure of passing saline water through nostrils) daily.it clears of the nose but after 4-5 hrs i start feeling blockage ( in any one of nostrils)again.also when i wake up in morning i feel blockage in one of nostrils due to effect of fan.the blockage is not resticted to any one side of nose. sometimes left side is blocked n sometimes right side. also i have heard that after getting dns operated there are chances of recurrence.plz guide me to get best solution.
Sir I am 28 years old and there has been passed 4 years to shift Mumbai. After coming Mumbai I am suffering with DNS problem as most of the time my nose get blocked and its rainy season here for last 2 months and the problem is it that I am not able to get sleep due to blockage of nose for full night. Sir I dont want to go with surgery so please suggest me that how I can overcome my problem as its really painful for me as my nose is watering continuously at bit panning while inhaling.
Dear Dr Ratnesh, I am under your treatment since March for headaches and DNS . My headaches had drastically improved until last month but now again I have them regularly also I'm back to using my nasal drops as before. I am attaching your last two...
Dear Dr Ratnesh, I am under your treatment for past 6 months for headaches and DNS . This time I felt significant relief in headaches and breathing difficulty. I am attaching the screenshot of last two prescriptions. Currently I am taking cistus...