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Recurrent infection in sinus cavity. Do not want surgery again. Any other way to clear infection?

Had serratia marcescens in left sinus cavity. I had and infection that ran around my face up to middle of my forehead . Had surgery to clean it out in May. It has come back. Dr. in my town says it is minimal and when it gets worse, he will operate to clean it out again. Does not make me happy. Is there some other way to clear it? Thanks
Asked On : Tue, 13 Nov 2012
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You can take a antibiotic and nasal sprays like normal saline and steroid nasal sprays , with decongestants.
There is not much need for surgery again and again for bacterial infections and they can be taken care of by oral antibiotics.
You also need to see your immune status ie you are not suffering from Diabetes .
YOu can use jal netti for long time for giving wash to the sinuses and nose ,the wash is important as it helps in cleaning and breaks the collection of bacterias at one place.
Answered: Wed, 6 Nov 2013
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