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  1. After FESS surgery, you will be shifted to the recovery room, where all your vital signs will be monitored. Once your vital signs are stable and worn off from the anaesthesia, you can be discharged on the same day of the surgery. However, your nose, cheeks, area around the eyes and upper lips can be swollen, which can last for a few days after the FESS surgery. And, your nose may bleed, and you may feel stuffed up.

  1. Usually, before performing sinus surgery, you will be sedated using general anesthesia, and thus, you will not feel any pain or discomfort throughout the surgical procedure. However, You may suffer from little nasal and sinus pain with pressure for the first few days after surgery. Following all the precautions and instructions directed by your ENT doctor can help you reduce the pain and promote quick recovery from sinus surgery.

  1. Individuals who are suffering from sinus headache can relieve it with the help of: 1. Painkillers like ibuprofen, naproxen, acetaminophen, etc. 2. Decongestants 3. Antihistamines 4. Humidifier or vaporizer 5. Steam from hot water or bowel of hot water 6. Neti pot 7. A warm compress 8. Saline nose spray

  1. Several clinical studies revealed that people with a sinus infection or sinusitis feel pressure around the eyes, cheeks, and forehead. In case you notice any symptoms like severe headaches, difficulty breathing, and nasal congestion, it is advised to consult with the nearest ENT doctor.

  1. Sinus infections can be caused by either bacteria or viruses. However, a sinus infection can not be contagious and only the viruses that cause sinusitis can be contagious and can easily spread from one person to another. In case you suffer from sinusitis or sinus infection as a result of blocked nasal passage, and an injury or deformity of the nose, then the sinus infection can not be contagious.

  1. Usually, with a few home remedies, acute sinusitis can be prevented or cured. In case you have chronic sinusitis, it is recommended to undergo the most effective surgical procedure, functional endoscopic sinus surgery [FESS]. In FESS, the sinus cavities can be enlarged to make breathing and drainage easier.

  1. In sinusitis, your nostrils can become blocked which can lead to dizziness and lightheadedness by not equalizing the pressure in your ear. Due to this, you can suffer from an imbalance in your body. To get treated for your sinusitis, consult with the ENT doctors at Pristyn Care.