what is a crooked nose?
A common problem is the deviated nose, a misalignment that is often caused by the misalignment of the nasal septum (nasal septum) that separates the 2 nasal passages. The bony part of the nose (nasal bone) can also be skewed or broken in life, causing the nose to be skewed. A crooked nose can not only disturb the appearance, but also lead to a stuffy nose, resulting in poor breathing and headaches.
Which medicine helps against a crooked nose?
There are no medicines for a crooked nose. If nasal passage is reduced with a crooked nose, an anti-inflammatory nasal spray may be able to help.
What possible conditions can cause a crooked nose?
- Malignant tumor
- Nasal polyps
- Rhinophyma (drunk’s nose)
When to contact us?
Since one also need the right instruments for a good assessment of the nose, the ENT doctor quickly comes into the picture for the treatment of the crooked nose. KNO Medisch Centrum employs ENT doctors who, in addition to their training as an ENT doctor, have also completed additional training (fellowships) in plastic facial surgery.
Information from the Dutch Association for ENT Surgery
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