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A 61-year-old male asked:

Hi doctors. if i have complete opacification left frontal sinus, but i do not have any symptoms/pain, do i need to have sinus surgery? would any medications possibly help? if medications do not work, do i still need surgery, or can i leave it as is?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Hello, sometimes we see patients referred to us who have an opacification of a sinus, multiple sinuses or even all the sinuses. Our challenge is what to do especially when the patients feel fine. We often times will want to operate to get a biopsy for proper evaluation. Most often it’s related to benign nasal polyps. Consider saline sinus rinse then use Flonase. See your ENT for full evaluation
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