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I survived ear surgery- what a relief!
The adventure began with 2 pre-op visits the day before. The primary focus of the 1st one was accurately saying my name and birthdate. I did that successfully multiple times- what a relief! The 2nd appointment was with representatives of the actual procedure (Eustachian tube dilation). Everyone was kind, professional, and helpful- what a relief!
The anesthesiologist made sure I could twist my head and jaw like a zombie, which I could- what a relief! The nurse told me I might wake up the next day with liquid all over my face but not to worry, because it would be blood. (Had she been consulting with the anesthesiologist?) I had no liquid of any kind- what a relief! I was given a special antibacterial soap to use twice before surgery, from “chin to toes,” in case any body parts got near my…
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