Last updated: Jan 15, 2009
I decided to get checked for allergies. They tested me for dozens of different things, but the only test that came back positive was for a dust mite allergy. I started having regular shots to treat the dust mite allergy about two years ago, and I still have them every four weeks. Unfortunately, they didn't solve my sinus trouble.
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A month before the surgery, I had a CT scan so my doctor could locate my sinuses precisely. He told me the sinus surgery was more complicated than my tonsillectomy (I had one in my late 20s).