I Have a Deviated Septum

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    Unfortunately, I Do.

    I'm not sure if I was born with it, and surprisingly neither are my parents. We think I got it later when I pressed my nose with a finger while sucking my thumb (frustrating, isn't it?). I haven't been diagnosed, but I'm pretty sure I have it.  My nose has always...
    Tuacantante Tuacantante
    13-15, F
    Oct 19, 2010

    Can't Breathe

    A few months ago I was having more trouble breathing out of my nose than normal so my Dr. sent me to a ENT specialist. She took one look and pretty much was like "oh my god". I have a very deviated septum and need surgery. I haven't scheduled it yet partly because I...
    cpetshks cpetshks
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2007

    I Think I Do

    Funny all my life I never noticed and the doctors never noticed, but I was looking up my nose canals(hey, it's one of those things you do when you're self-critical before you go to to bed), and I noticed the left side had a pink wall bulging from the middle, and the left side did...
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    2 Responses Oct 5, 2010
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