Tag: Sinusitis

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Home IVs During Covid-19

Undertaking Home Intravenous Antibiotics During Covid-19 After two months at home and getting used to being in the swing of the normal world I started to feel unwell.  Normal world used very lightly – as in out of hospital, but still in the Covid era, so not actually that normal. I started to feel the unpleasant build-up on the back on my nose. The numb feeling which I’ve now learned

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Gowned up ready for sinus surgery

Sinus Surgery – The Day of the Operation

My Experience of FESS – Part One After seeing the sinus surgeon, I had a marvelous ten days out of hospital. It truly felt like a holiday. I caught up with friends, walked the dog and enjoyed some fresh air. I ate a lot of delicious homecooked food! Steak, roast dinners, sausage and mash. I did miss out on the Supergrass gig at Ally Pally, but this may have been

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Sinus CT Scan

Sinus Surgery – Meeting the Surgeon

Sinus Surgery – Meeting the Surgeon I write a little dairy in hospital. This was the entry for meeting the surgeon and confirming sinus surgery will take place: The surgeon takes my medical history, which takes longer and longer these days. I describe my numerous sinus infections. When I told him which IVs I was on, he laughs and says “Ah, yes, Domestos!”  I had another camera shoved up my nose.

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Sinus treatment for chronic sinusitis

Chronic Sinusitis – Gimme A Break!

Chronic Sinusitis = Constant Chest Infections I have spent weeks in a vicious circle. Coming down with a sinus infection, this going onto my chest and then needing a 2-3 week course of IVs (intravenous antibiotics) to help the chest infection. Then come off the IVs only for me to get a sinus infection again. The current cycle length is approximately a month. 3 weeks of IVs, struggle to manage

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Sinusitis mucus

Sinus Issues in Cystic Fibrosis 

Sinus Issues in Cystic Fibrosis  Not content with fucking up impacting on almost all our organs, cf also likes to mess with our sinuses. It is said that around 90% of Cystic Fibrosis sufferers have sinus problems. I’ve never really given it much thought. For years I have always had a bit of a runny nose, post-nasal drip and the feeling of having a frog in my throat. (Better than

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