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Saddle Nose Deformity Caused by Overuse of Nasal Spray

When a stuffy nose strikes, nasal spray can be a blessing. Many believe that since you can purchase these medications without a prescription, they are safe to use and will pose no complications. But that is not the case. When you have a stuffy or runny nose due to allergies, sinusitis or another condition, a …
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Will My Saddle Nose Get Worse Over Time?

If you have the classic saddle nose deformity, there is a depression on the bridge of your nose due to reduced structural support. A damaged or deviated septum, broken nose, nasal valve collapse and other structural defects can result in this condition that may impact both your appearance and nasal function. If you just started …
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How Does Saddle Nose Deformity Happen?

Those with a marginally upturned nose tip are blessed with a cute and attractive facial feature. However, an overly noticeable upturn might be due to a depression or collapse of the nasal bridge. Since it looks like a saddle in profile, the condition is known as “saddle nose deformity“. Nasal surgery may be necessary if …
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Fix Your Saddle Nose Deformity Without Surgery

A sunken nasal bridge or saddle nose deformity can affect your self-confidence. Whether you had an injury that created your nose shape or other complications caused the dip in your nasal bridge, it can have an odd appearance. Even minor saddle nose deformities can be significant to the individual. There are options for those with …
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Three Sporting Disciplines That Can Lead to Saddle Nose Deformity

Most sports come with the risk of injury, many of which can leave athletes out of action indefinitely. When considering these injuries, the limbs immediately come to mind. However, damage to the nose can also put an end to a promising career. Strenuous sporting activity involves effective breathing. If you are unable to take in …
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Saddle Nose At Birth

Most often, a saddle nose deformity is associated with trauma to the nose. A direct hit to the nose during a car accident, a fall, or in boxing can cause the nose to become deformed. However, congenital malformations are also known causes of saddle nose. Congenital syphilis is syphilis that is present in utero and …
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