As its name suggests, nasal airway obstruction is a condition where the nasal passage gets blocked and makes it difficult for an individual to breathe through his nose. Sometimes the cause of nasal airway obstruction is enlarged turbinates. Turbinates are small, bony structures located in the nasal passages that are covered with mucous membranes. This condition makes everyday activities such as eating, speaking, and sleeping more difficult.
There are many causes of nasal congestion including:
A deviated septum
Traditional medical therapy, including allergen/irritant avoidance and/or the use of nasal medications, may be enough to treat turbinate enlargement. However, the following treatment options are possible:
Septoplasty – This is a surgical procedure carried out to correct the shape of the septum of the nose.
Max Healthcare is considered one of the best hospitals for treating nasal congestion treatment for airway obstruction. Connect now with the team and get second opinion for nasal airway related problems.