A 39-year-old female asked:
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Deviated septum fixed and sinus passage enlarged but still get infection and problems. All started about 5 yers ago after dental procedure. Related?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Probably not related: Probably not related to past dental treatment. To be sure, see an Oral Surgeon to make sure sinus was not perforated. If not, see ENT to Rx your sinus issues.
Answered on Feb 24, 2018
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