Wondering what to expect following your sinus surgery? The recovery from sinus surgery is often painless and many patients can go back to work in just a few days after the procedure. However, it is important to remember that the beneficial effects of sinus surgery are not immediate. Following sinus surgery, the interior nasal lining is swollen, which can result in a few functional issues that will be resolved in a few weeks. The functional issues following sinus surgery include symptoms that may resemble a head cold or sinus infection. This is attributed to the swelling, coagulated blood and mucus and inside one’s nose.
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