A 59-year-old male asked:
i have a very serious sinus, nose block. the polyps which i believed have blocked my nose can only be removed by surgery.is there another way?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 28 years experience
Nasal polyps: Oral steroids can shrink polyps, but it is usually temporary. However, many of my patients come to me 2-3 times yearly for steroids, and they are to manage to avoid surgery. If steroids don't help much, surgery would be the next logical step.
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Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
No: The polyps need removed. It can be a relatively minor procedure by ENT dr, depending on situation.
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Last updated Oct 24, 2017
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