A 49-year-old female asked:
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i'm having sinus surgery in 3 days. all sinuses are packed, and i need some areas widened. i'm very scared, is recovery painful?

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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends on technique: There are a variety of techniques used. GENEALLY the pain is similar to a bad bout of sinusitis to which you have likely become accustomed. This will be due to congestion and swelling shortly after surgery but should improve within 7-10 days with relief thereafter
Answered on Apr 26, 2015
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