Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently Asked Questions

How much will I have to pay?

If your insurance requires a copay, you will be responsible for that amount. Insurance plans vary greatly, and you may also be responsible for a co-insurance or deductible. The best thing to do is to check with your insurance company to verify your out-of-pocket expenses.


Do I need a referral?

Some insurance does require a referral. Your insurance card may list when referrals are required or you can call your insurance company to verify if one is needed.


Where does Dr. Gergits operate?

Dr. Gergits performs surgeries at Trusted Care Surgery Center. He also performs certain procedures in his office.


Is it normal to have a fever after surgery?

It is common to run a low-grade fever after surgery. However, in some cases, fever can be an indication of dehydration, and fluids should be increased. If fever persists or goes above 102┬║ F, you should contact Dr. Gergits.


Are sinus infections contagious?

Sinus infections are often linked to the common cold, which is contagious. However, not everyone who has a cold gets a sinus infection, of course. The infection itself is not contagious.


Is it allergies or a sinus infection?

Fever and green nasal drainage are usually indicative of an infection. Clear drainage and sneezing usually indicate allergies.


Is it normal for my nose to bleed after cautery?

Slight bloody drainage is expected after cauterization.


Did my prescriptions go to my pharmacist?

Prescriptions are sent electronically to your pharmacy from our office in the majority of cases unless a written prescription is required.


What else can I take if Percocet® is not helping after surgery?

Ibuprofen can be taken two hours after a dosage of Percocet® to help with any pain.


Is bloody drainage normal after sinus surgery?

Some bloody drainage is normal after sinus surgery. This should decrease each day after surgery.

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