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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Friedman
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Both can work: Medical treatment for nasal polyps can be very effective. This may include allergy treatment, nasal steroid, oral steroids. If the polyps persist the ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Knox
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal Polyps: Nasal polyps are all about chronic stuffy nose. The best way to shrink polyps is to combine prescription medications, topically applied steroid nose s ... Read More
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Dr. Anna Meyer
19 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Get evaluation: Nasal polyps can be caused by several different things, and depending on what, they respond differently. Some can shrink with medication and others re ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Nasal polyps: Polyps are not fluid filled, they are out pouching of the tissue, not cysts. They don't pop, they must be surgically removed or temporarily shrunken w ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Allergies: Patients with upper airway allergies, e.g., hay fever, are prone to developing nasal polyps.
Dr. David Sherris
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes: Very common disorder.
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: The incidence of nasal polyps in the US is about 4-5%.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal polyps: Unfortunately nasal polyps rarely resolve on their own. Daily intranasal steroids can keep them at bay. Severe, enlarged polyps sometimes need surgica ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Have someone look: Symptoms of nasal polyps might include nasal congestion and poor sense of smell. They can sometimes be seen on simple examination, but might require ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Conservative vs. sur: Some respond to nasal steroid preparations such as flonase, nasacort (triamcinolone) etc., whereas other are treated with surgical intervention. Let y ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Removal: Please see your doctor to have these removed.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Riordan
38 years experience Rheumatology
Enlarged tissues: Nasal polyps are enlarged tissues in the back of the nose much like tonsils and adenoids. They are usually full of lymphocytes, a type of white cell ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal polyps: There is no natural way to get rid of nasal polyps. Current treatments available include nasal steroid, surgical removal, and in the case of aspirin-i ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jenell Wade
13 years experience Family Medicine
Chronic inflammation: Nasal polyps appear as a result of chronic inflammation and is more common in individuals that have chronic sinus problems, allergies, asthma, certain ... Read More
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