Some objects placed in the ear may not cause symptoms, while other objects, such as food and insects, may cause pain in the ear, redness, or drainage. Hearing may be affected if the object is blocking the ear canal.
A deviated septum occurs when the thin wall (nasal septum) between your nasal passages is displaced to one side. In many people, the nasal septum is displaced — or deviated — making one nasal passage smaller.
Difficulty breathing through the nose.
Nasal congestion, usually one side more than the other.
Recurrent sinus infections.
Sleep problems, such as contributing to loud snoring or sleep apnea.