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Why Do People Fear Surgery?

If the thought of getting surgery scares you, you’re not alone. Surgical procedures can be intimidating—and it’s not unusual for a person to feel nervous or scared about getting one.

For some people, this fear is more severe. People who have surgical anxiety have a heightened fear of surgery and exhibit physical symptoms such as nausea, chest pain, or palpitations at the thought of surgery. They may also have panic attacks and may delay or avoid getting surgical treatment even if their medical condition worsens without surgery.

Let’s take a closer look at why you might feel afraid of surgeries.

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What Are the Most Common ENT Conditions That People Suffer From?

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Ailments affecting the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) range from minor sniffles to full-blown ear infections. Obviously, treatments will vary depending upon the condition’s severity. In many cases your doctor can prescribe medications to address your condition, but for more complex ailments, you may need to see an ENT specialist.

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