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A 53-year-old female asked:

my nose is completely obstructed with nasal polyps and i have a lung condition shouldn't i have surgery to use my oxygen better?

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Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 46 years experience
SEE ent: The t;erm use the O2 better does not apply here You will get adequate O2 if you breathe through your mouth. The oxygen problem comes at night if you are obstructed. See your ent doctor and work with the pulmonologist to get the best results and do the surgery safely.

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