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A 37-year-old member asked:

I have had chronic sinusitis my whole life. i get one sinus infection a year and can only use one nostril at a time. should i get surgery?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice 19 years experience
See an ENT: I would recommend seeing an ENT specialist to consult whether you need surgery.
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Possibly: Deviated septum or large turbinates can become obstructive. Ent evaluation is reasonable. The surgery is quite safe.

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