Our expert says:
I suggest you discuss this with your sinus surgeon, as dryness could be due to infection, or perhaps the incorrect uses of nasal sprays. This could be an urgent problem, as the misuse of certain sprays could lead to permanent damage. These do not include the topical nasal steroids, but your technique of using it is important. Permanent dryness of the sinus cavities lead to chronic infections, and is almost impossible to treat.
It is important to realise that surgery can not cure your allergies, and you will need permanent treatment to control the allergies. Correctly managing your allergies, will in the long run reduce your episodes of sinus infections.
The sinus pain needs to be discussed against the background of your previous surgery, or perhaps a current infection. See your ENT for advice.
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