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A 61-year-old male asked:

Very good evening doctors. i may be having functional endoscopic sinus surgery for complete opacification of the left frontal sinus. will i lose my sense of smell & taste, either temporarily or permanently? what is the recovery process like/how long?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
No you will not. Recovery from surgery depends on the nature and extent of it and you should ask your surgeon and he/she should explain it. When you see a doctor re surgery always ask these questions for your peace of mind and to be able to make an educated decision re. surgery.
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