Sinus Precautions

What is Sinus Exposure?

Sinus exposure is a perforation between the sinus cavity and the oral cavity. Not following these instructions could lead to prolonged healing or a permanent sinus opening. By following these instructions you can optimize healing and prevent a permanent sinus opening.

  • Do not blow your nose—use nasal saline spray as needed.
  • Sneeze with your mouth open, do not hold your sneeze in.
  • Do not lift heavy objects or bend over.
  • Use sinus decongestants as directed by your physician.

Continue following these instructions until directed otherwise.