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Nasal polyp

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Like a growth: Nasal polyps are soft, painless, noncancerous growths on the lining of your nasal passages or sinuses. They hang down like teardrops or grapes. They r... Read More
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Several treatments: Small nasal polyps can typically be treated with nasal steroid sprays. Larger nasal polyps may require oral Prednisone and possibly surgery. Evaluat... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Usually allergy: You may consult this site for information. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nasal-polyps/basics/definition/CON-20023206 If you Google nas... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your ENT: Your ENT doctor can have it removed for you if it's bothering you.
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Remove: Small asymptomatic nasal polyps can be observed. Larger ones can be shrunk with medications or removed with surgery. See an ENT doctor for evaluation.
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 60 years experience
Plenty: Meds such as oral or topical steroids can reduce the size of nasal polyps and if the polyps recur many times, despite medical treatment, surgery can g... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Steroids: Systemic or topical nasal steroids, or surgery.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Yes: If you have one nasal polyp it can only be on one side of the nose (which is in the mid line) therefore it must be unilateral ( on one side). Best wi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Shen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Inflammation: Nasal polyps are thought to be due to inflammation in the area, whether from infection, allergy or other causes. It is like a scar or callus in a sen... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 46 years experience
ENT : Consult you doctor. If small may require nothing . May be able to use only allergy meds. It depends on the cause. If you smoke or use cocaine this ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Very unlikely. : The treatement can be nasal steroids to help reduce the size. Allergy treatment can help with preventing recurrence. Decongestants will help with swe... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: Rhinitis = inflammation of the nose, it is usually viral as in a common cold. Nasal polyp = grape-like benign masses in the nose, these are usually d... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Possibly : See your ENT for the answers. Can be somewhat painful but you are given pain meds and decongestants. Follow the directions given by your doctor It is ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
I am not: Aware of horseradish being a treatment for polyps. Steroids are the first line treatment. Then control of the environment (allergies) and treating any... Read More

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