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Fairfax, VA
A 30-year-old male asked:

Had a terrible experience. did a balloon sinuplasty, and it was so painful, and doc said i was "nervous" they "numbed" my nose, but i was in serious pain. bleeding a lot too, and choking on , it had to spit. ii know this was not normal. what happend?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Yes, all those symptoms are expected, more pain in your case because the local anesthetic did not go well.
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