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A 35-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for endoscopic sinus surgery to be very painful?

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Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Yes: The most painful part of the sinus surgery is actually the surgery to the septum Ask your doctor if you are going to have septoplasty (surgery to fix your deviated septum). If yes, then it could be very painful. Also, are you having balloon sinus surgery? if yes, this is less painful .
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