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03 April 2013

Trials and Tribulations: When Health Matters Most

It all started with a mysterious polyp, the size of a big red bean, in my nose.

For fear that it could be nose cancer, I went to see an ENT specialist for examination. After a CT scan, the specialist suspected that there was infection in my sinus, and he advised me to go for an operation.

It’s called a functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) – a common type of surgery for chronic sinus disease. It’s performed using a small endoscope inserted through the nostrils, without an open incision, and through general anaesthesia. A biopsy was also performed to determine whether the polyp is cancerous.

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