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Cold, cough, slight enlargement in nostrils. Undergoing FESS. Permanent cure?

Hi, I am Sandip (India) and I have been suffering from cold and cough for sometime. I have noticed these symptoms during the climate change. I visited the ENT and he said there is a slight enlargement in my nostrils and have to undergo FESS to get rid of it. I have folllowing questions: 1. Do I really need to operate? 2. Is it safe? Will I get permanantly cured? 3. What is the cost? 4. Can I use my insurance? (Cashless)
Asked On : Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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Hi Sandip,

FESS which is Functional endoscopic sinus surgery mainly used for the treatment of nasal polyps, sinus problems, infections, deviated nasal septum (DNS) etc. Whether you need to operate completely depends on your symptom frequency and difficulty you are facing, on physical examination etc. Cost and insurance coverage varies from hospital to hospital and company to company.

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Answered: Thu, 20 Jun 2013
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