How do you get a deviated septum?

I don't remember having a nose incident when I was little so I must have been born with a crooked nose. But how is this possible? Why does this happen? Is a deviated septum hereditary?

BettyGrace1

F, 24, Illinois

A deviated septum is extremely common.  Nasal trauma can obviously cause a deviation.  But believe it or not, most people are born with some degree of septal deviation or irregularity.  That said, not all septal deviations cause a crooked nose or difficulty breathing.  It is only when that happens that something should be considered to correct it.

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