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in case of nasal polyps.. a patient should be prescribed nasal corticosteroids for how long??

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Dr. Ashley Emmert
15 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Polyps: Nasal polyps can be responsive to nasal steroids but it takes larger doses of the nasal steroids. If the nasal steroids do help the polyps and they are stopped there is a good chance that the polyps will regrow.
Answered on Apr 7, 2017

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