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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Removal: Please see your doctor to have these removed.
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor/ENT: Nasal polyps treatment depends on presentation, symptoms and coexisting conditios like allergies and asthma these can be managed most of the times wi ... Read More
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
See ENT doc: See an ear nose and throat doctor for evaluation of the severity of your problem and treatment options which include observation, medicines and surger ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Riordan
37 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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Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Inflammatory growths: Nasal polyps are de novo inflammatory growth arising from the lateral wall of the nose. The histo-pathology is very different from normal nasal mucos ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No it is not possibl: No it is not possible and you should not even attempt it on your own.
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Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Highly unlikely: Nasal polyps arise from the lateral wall of the nose and are attached to the mucosa in the area lateral to the middle turbinate. It is highly unlikel ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Just a guess: Pioneers likely could not tell the difference between nasal polyps & other forms of rhinitis as they lacked the equipment to examine the nose. Two her ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Williams
27 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Have this checked: Nasal polyps are uncommon in childhood, but may be associated with certain diseases, such as allergies or cystic fibrosis. See your doctor.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malinda Linn
13 years experience Family Medicine
Can be a problem: Nasal polyps should always be further evaluated and monitored by a specialist (eg., ent) and surgically removed if needed. They can be cancer and shou ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Bacitracin is an antibiotic. Nasal polyps are a manifestation of allergic disease not a result of infection. I would recommend you seek treatment wit ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Hove
24 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Nasal polyps: Sometimes. I have often had success avoiding surgery by treating polyps with short periods of steroids, then placing patients on a steroid nasal spra ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Usually no: Nasal polyps are often associated with allergies and cause nasal obstruction but are usually not painful.
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Zero: Nasal polyps are not cancerous, but they multiply constantly and act as space occupying masses in the sinuses and nasal cavities.

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