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endoscopic sinus surgery during pregnancy

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Lets break it down: What you're describing is surgical exploration of the sinuses, using fibreoptic equipment, which involves both the left and right sides at the same se ... Read More
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
ESS: Hello, the term bilateral refers to the procedure being done on both sides of your sinuses. Using an endoscope, your surgeon will open your sinuses an ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus Surgery: It is the term for the current method of sinus surgery. Functional refers to opening up the obstructed sinuses. Endoscopic means using a 4 mm endoscop ... Read More
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Dr. Alen Cohen
13 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus surgery: Basically it's sinus surgery done with an endoscope through the nostrils to treat recurrent sinus infections or nasal polyps. More details with pictu ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Selz
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus surgery: It is surgery to open your sinuses so they drain better. It is done through the nose without external incisions. It is done as an outpatient with gene ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Rhee
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mininmally invasive: Endoscopic sinus surgery describes a group of surgical procedures performed using fiberoptic telescopes and other instruments through the nostrils, th ... Read More
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Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus surgery: Sinus surgery is a procedure where the normal drainage tracts of the sinuses are widened. Endoscopic sinus surgery just means you are doing the surge ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: Ask your ENT doctor if you are an appropriate candidate for endoscopic sinus surgery. Yes it is possible.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
About 2 to 3 weeks: Endoscopic sinus surgery associated with a septoplasty takes about 2 to 3 weeks to heal. The healing process is dependent on the extent of the pathol ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many: A board certified rhinologic surgeon must discuss the potential risks of this surgery. The two major complications are to the orbit (eye) and base of ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Maybe: As an allergist, i would recommend that you see one or an ent. I would try to figure out first why this is happening. This may involve a ct of the s ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
3 days post-op: Tough to say just 3 days post-op. It may be some inflammation still present. See your ENT surgeon for a follow-up visit and get evaluated to see how y ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Difficult to say: It is difficult to answer your question because we do not know the extent of your surgery or the disease associated with it. For example, if you had ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Sinus Surgery: Assuming you have no history of headaches, as soon as healing starts & bleeding & packing gone, usually within 72 hours, headaches should ease up.
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