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Breathing Problem

Hi Doctor,
My mother is 44 year old she is not able to breath from Nose. Always she uses her mouth to breath. This problem was there for her from childhood  and she always used to breath from her mouth but recently she is facing too much of breathing issues.  Please suggest something for her
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Doctor Answers (1) on Breathing Problem

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Dr. Vinay S Bhat Bangalore | ENT/ Otorhinolaryngologist
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Obstruction in nose can be due to many reasons most common among them are
1. Deviated nasal septum
2. Nasal polyposis
3. Nasal mass
4. Allergic rhinitis etc
To diagnose cause of nasal obstruction complete examination of nose is required
Nasal endoscopy or CT SCAN also may be required
Treatment depends on diagnosis of cause of nose block
Consult nearby ENT specialist for more help
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