Is preauricular sinus surgery dangerous?

Preauricular Sinus. By "preauricular sinus", i presume that means you have a small hole or pit in front of your ear with a draining opening or a swelling around the opening. This is not a dangerous condition, but can be associated with occasional swelling, drainge, and occasionally, infection. The surgery to remove the sinus is usually very simple, depending upon how long the sinus tract is. See an ENT doctor.
Compared to? It is no more dangerous than any other surgery that requires a general anesthetic, presuming you are in good health and not on a host of medicines.

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Hoping you can tell me, is preauricular sinus surgery dangerous?

Clarification. Sorry but your question does not make sense. Are you referring to excision of a congenital preauricular pit? This is a pretty simple surgery, but the infections have a small chance of recurrence. Read more...
No. If the surgeon has experience with these, it is a very safe operation. The risk is that of recurrence of the infection if the whole tract is not removed. That is where the surgeon's experience comes into play. Read more...

Am suffering from preauricular sinus is tht surgery is compellsory?

A preauricular sinus. also known as a congenital pre auricular fistula or cyst, is a common congenital malformation. Most preauricular sinuses are asymptomatic and remain so unless they become infected too often. Surgical treatment is advised when there are recurrent infections. Hope this helps. Stay well:) Read more...

Preauricular sinus problem is curable r not? And for tht problem surgery Is compulsory or not

Sinus. Usually sinus issues are treatable. What kind of issue do you have exactly? Do you have frequent infections? Any blood test that were positive. Let us know to see if you really need surgery or not. Read more...

How dangerous is general anesthesia for sinus surgery for otherwise healthy adult?

General anesthesia. General anesthesia is safe and essential for sinus surgery to control your airway and provide a field where your ENT surgeon can work. It is understandable to have worries about general anesthesia and talking with the anesthesia staff is encouraged. Read more...
Low risk. It is extremely unlikely that a generally healthy patient having minor surgery would die from general anesthesia performed by trained clinicians with access to modern medication and equipment. It is so unlikely that we are not sure of the exact risk, but we think it is 1 in 250000 anesthetics. Read more...
Very safe. The risk of general anesthesia (ga) is less than that of driving to the hospital to have the operation. Ga is thought to have a risk of death of one in 350, 000 cases or more. Advances in monitoring, medical training, drugs and support have greatley decreased the risk. The main concerns after ga are usually nausea and vomiting post operatively. Read more...