U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Chicago, IL
A 31-year-old male asked:

Mri brain came back normal but have mucosal thinkening and polyps what's that mean ? tumors ? cancer ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Sinusitis - repeated: Mucosal thickening (of layer covering the sinuses) & sinus polyps may point to multiple attacks of sinusitis. Sinus polyps, in particular, point to allergic sinusitis. (Are you allergic to many things? Aspirin?). Unless the polyps block the sinus passages, little is done for them. Without symptoms, not much to do aside from treat allergies. It's a complex situation - use Healthtap Prime to discuss

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jan 9, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.