A 27-year-old male asked:
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is congestion one month out from sinus surgery normal? no discharge after saline irrigation. worried the airflow im experiencing is permanent.

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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
May be normal: It may be normal as we do not know exactly what kind of sinus surgery you had.If it persist,follow up with your Doctor/ENT Surgeon
Answered on Oct 25, 2017

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