Ha! I almost forgot we were waiting for the results of the bacteria culture!! Silly me!
Very large amount of some scary-sounding bacteria growing in her nasal cavity. Bacteria which can sometimes be found in stomach or intestines...but not nose. Treatment is a shot of an antibiotic (administered at the doctor's office 30 minutes away) once a day for the next three days. Oh, and back on reflux medicine so no more of this bacteria makes it's way back up to her nose before her surgery. Or into her eustachian tubes, causing another ear infection. Which I didn't even know was possible before now. Learn something new every day with this daughter of mine.
Now, if you'll excuse me. I think I need a margarita IV. Stat.