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A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alen Cohen
13 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
2-3 weeks: I usually tell my patients to avoid flying for 3 weeks but if out of town patients i allow them to fly as early as 2 weeks after surgery. However i re ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanveer Janjua
29 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Sinussurg/air travel: Do not fly 8 days after sinus surgery. You can end up with a nose bleed that you might not be able to stop. I advise all my patients to not fly for 3 ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Plugged ears: If you have allergies treating them may help. Topical nasal steroids may offer some benefit as well. If no improvement in the next 6-8 weeks i would s ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Doubt: Possiable, but unlikely. Discuss with ent.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: What type of procedure you are having and what type of anesthesia?
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Lamperti
20 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Chronic sinus issues: Sinus surgery is done for a variety of reasons. The typical problems include chronic sinus infection, polyps, recurrent sinus infections and chronic f ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alen Cohen
13 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Improvement: You should expect to breathe better with less nasal congestion, decreased sinus pressure/pain and decreased number of sinus infections. More info at ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Sinus surgery: Recovery/ reduced swelling in one to two weeks.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
May vary greatly: There are many options for is us surgery taut may involve pre or intraoperative imaging mapping or imaging as well as a variety of approaches includin ... Read More

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