Patient Comments: Sinus Surgery - Recovery

Question:How long was the recovery period of your sinus surgery?

Comment from: let'splayhockey, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: December 06

It will be a week since surgery tomorrow and the bleeding has subsided but congestion and facial pressure is still a concern. Very lightly blowing my nose produces a lot of blood, my ears keep popping as well.

Comment from: mark e, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: August 07

I had my surgery 6 days ago. There's no more seeping and i actually feel nearly back to normal.

Comment from: hope this helps, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: August 21

Generally the recovery time for outpatient surgery is 6 to 8 weeks. It also depends on the procedure you are having done. Sinus surgery can mean any number of things like frontal sinusectomy or anterior ethmoidectomy.


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