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after surgery its worse hard to eat

I am 55 years old in a nursing home first I was taken off my xanax cold turkey. I had a cat scan they found 8 cysts in my nose I had surgery its worse hard to eat have A lot of drainage need help.
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replied June 28th, 2015
Hello and thank you for posting your medical question on E health forum.

Your symptoms described are indeed due to chronic sinusitis.

In chronic sinusitis, repeated episodes of acute sinusitis or festering infection usually combined with unfavorable anatomic factors lead to a vicious cycle of infection, mucociliary incompetence, and chronic mucosal inflammation.

CT findings that are suggestive of chronic sinusitis include mucosal thickening, opacified air cells, bony remodeling, and bony thickening due to inflammatory osteitis of the sinus cavity walls.

The main curative treatment for Chronic sinusitis when medical measures have been ineffective is FESS(Functional endoscopic Sinus Surgery). This procedure clears the infected mucosa in the sinuses allowing for healing and proper drainage. This reestablishes sinus ventilation to correct mucosal opposition in order to restore the mucociliary clearance system. About 85% of patients get complete or moderate relief of symptoms following FESS.

You might consult with your doctor or ENT surgeon and seek a proper medical opinion.

I hope this helps.
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