A 45-year-old female asked:
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I ve chronic inferior & middle turbinate enlargement, and life has been v difficult due ENT symptoms, please can u advice of causes of turbinate swelling?

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Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergens: Often, swelling of the nose lining occurs due to exposure to environmental irritants including those that induce an allergic reaction. These can be improved with the use of nasal steroids and nasal antihistamine sprays.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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