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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
This sounds more: like TMJ Jaw joint pain. Consult your Oral Health Professional. Hope this is helpful Healthy New Year Dr Z
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Competent hands: Make sure he is a good neuro surgeon
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sphenoid sinusitis: Hello, the sphenoid sinus is often times referred to as the silent sinus. It sits in the most posterior part of the nasal cavity. It may cause poster ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Not "rare": Unfortunately your description is not that uncommon. I would say that no one wants to perform surgery on any child; unless absolutely necessary. If ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask your surgeon : The ethmoid sinus is next to the tear drain, so swelling could cause this. Ask your surgeon!
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
MRI Exam: Discuss the results of your MRI with the physician who ordered it. You'll get a more meaningful answer from them since they know your medical history ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on type: Recovery depends a lot on what you're having done and who is doing it. Typically in my patients overnight they have some sponge in their nose, that sp ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Several weeks: Most patients can return to any level of physical activity and nose blowing at7-10 days after surgery. It takes 4-6 weeks for the nasal lining to re ... Read More
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A 47-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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends on technique: There are a variety of techniques used. GENEALLY the pain is similar to a bad bout of sinusitis to which you have likely become accustomed. This will ... Read More
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