A 23-year-old male asked:
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is there any connection between nasal polypal and food allergy its possuble to have nasal polypal and food allergy?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: In fact whether nasal polyps are related to allergic rhinitis or not is under question.
Answered on Jan 29, 2016
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