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Sinus surgery involves the precise removal of diseased sinus tissue with the improvement in the natural drainage channels by the creation of a pathway for infected material to drain from the sinus cavities. The sinus surgery information is provided to help you prepare for sinus surgery and to help you understand more clearly the associated benefits, risks, and complications.

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    • Sinus Infection (Sinusitis) Sinus infection (sinusitis) is caused by allergies, infection, and chemicals or other irritants of sinuses. Signs and symptoms...learn more »
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    • Chronic Rhinitis and Post-Nasal Drip Allergic rhinitis symptoms include an itchy, runny nose, sneezing, itchy ears, eyes, and throat. Seasonal allergic rhinitis (also...learn more »
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      Chronic Rhinitis and Post-Nasal Drip Article
      • Chronic rhinitis and post-nasal drip facts
      • Where are the sinuses, and what do they look like?
      • What are rhinitis and post-nasal drip?
      • What causes rhinitis?
      • Is rhinitis always related to allergies?
      • What conditions cause an abnormal production of nasal secretions?
      • What conditions cause an impaired clearance of nasal secretions?
      • How can chronic rhinitis and post-nasal drip be treated?
      • What medications can be used to treat rhinitis and post-nasal drip?
      • What can be used to treat non-allergic rhinitis?
      • Does salt water or nasal irrigation have any role in the treatment of rhinitis and post-nasal drip?
      • What are other options for the treatment of rhinitis and post-nasal drip?
    • Sinus Headache Sinus headache is caused by a sinus infection or inflammation of the sinus cavities. Symptoms of a sinus headache include pain,...learn more »
    • Allergy (Allergies) An allergy refers to a misguided reaction by our immune system in response to bodily contact with certain foreign substances. ...learn more »
    • Common Cold The common cold (viral upper respiratory tract infection) is a contagious illness that may be caused by various viruses. Symptoms...learn more »

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