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Corrective Surgery and Rhinoplasty for my Broken Sinus Cavity?

I recently broke my sinus cavity and it has resulted to constant sinus infections. My surgeon (who is a top plastic surgeon) says he can fix this... READ MORE

Broken Sinus Cavity Due to Head Injury: is This Dangerous?

His head injury was severe, he has a fractured skull and bleeding in the brain. As we are primarily concerned about the other injuries, I didn't... READ MORE

Infection in Maxillary Sinus. What Surgery is Available to Fix This?

They have tried me on antibiotics and nothing has worked. I had a CT scan which confirmed the infection and am waiting to see my eNT again. I also... READ MORE

Best Technique for Sinus Surgery?

Is there a specific technique for Sinus Surgery that doctors strongly recommend compared to others? READ MORE

Filing Down a Dorsal Hump During Sinus Surgery - Cost?

I went in recently for my nose and ear issues. They found some pretty severe swelling around my nose because of my sinus's. in fact, i have blown... READ MORE

MRSA After Sinus Surgery. Am I More Prone to Infection in Future?

I had sinus surgery 2 years ago and ended up with a pretty nasty infection that took about 5 months to get rid of. I was put on Cipro, bactrum, and... READ MORE

Mucus and Breathing Through One Side of Nose, What Should I Do?

I'm 27 and I live in Tehran, Iran. 10 years ago I broke my nose and after that I suffer from thick mucus in the back of my throat which is clear... READ MORE

Recently Had Sinus Surgery and Now Experiencing Tooth Pain?

I've recently had surgery on my sinuses and am now experiencing discomfort in my front teeth. I'm assuming it was caused by the breathing tube. How... READ MORE

Turbinate Reduction or Nasal Cycle?

I have a trouble breathing that switches nostrils periodically. There is a significant difference between each nostril, almost being unable to breathe... READ MORE

Chronic Sinusitis After 4 Sinus Surgeries. Can Anything Else Be Done?

I am 24 years old, and have had 4 sinus surgeries, latest one being January 2012. Now, 7 months later, I have intense sinus headaches and sinus... READ MORE

Congested Nose After Sinus Surgery?

I had a sinus surgery 3 weeks ago. It included: frontal sinus, antrum, intranasal op, Turbinates, submucus resection. Almost 3 weeks after the surgery... READ MORE

Nasal Voice 3 Weeks After Sinus Surgery. Will It Go Away?

My surgery included turbinate reduction and a combination of balloon sinuplasty/FESS. Recovery has gone well, and my three weekly post-op debridements... READ MORE

I Think my Airway Issues Are Caused by Underdeveloped Maxilla. Need MD. Is Plastic Surgery or Oral Surgery? (photo)

I am 36 and have been snoring and sighing in my sleep and wke up with a sort of raw feeling in my upper soft palate and back of throat.I have a... READ MORE

Cosmetic or Medical Issue for Breathing Trouble After Sinus Surgery? (photo)

I had a in depth sinus surgery and had a deviated septum at Mass Eye and Ear in 1999 where the ENT also specialized in facial plastics. In addition to... READ MORE

Breathing Problem- Surgery Has Made It Worse

I had two surgeries to correct my breathing problem. The last one was in June 2010. However, my breathing is significantly worse (from right side)... READ MORE

Why Does Scar Tissue Form 2 Years After a Successful Sinus Surgery?

Sinus surgery 2 1/2 years ago - significantly reduced frequency of sinus infections/bronchitis. I have had three sinus infections since Sept with the... READ MORE

Bottom Portion of Nose is Red 1.5 Weeks Post Op Rhinoplasty/sinuplasty/septoplasty?

About a week and a half ago, I had sinus surgery on two different sinus cavities, a deviated septum and septal perforation repair and a rhinoplasty.... READ MORE

Small holes on the roof of my mouth?

Sir i have sinus and from 15 days i found that i have two small holes on the roof of my mouth, exactly between the soft palata and hard palata and i... READ MORE

Can Glycerine Be Added to my Nasal Sinus Rinse?

Is it safe to add a couple of drops of glycerine to my nasal rinse everyday? I have read reports that it could cause lipid pneumonia..and other... READ MORE

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