Our expert says:
Most people have a deviated septum, and this causes no problems. The reason for having it straightened, would be if it is causing obstuction with breathing. Position will have an effect on your nasal opening, so depending on the side you lie on, you will have problems with breathing. If this is becoming problematic, you should consider surgery. An ENT examination should be performed to establish the degree of deviation, after which you should make your decision.
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