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Nasal polyps can cause nose bleeding?

Nasal polyps can cause nose bleeding?

Rarely: Unlike the normal nasal mucosa, which is rich in blood supply, a nasal polyps is usually poorly vascular and rarely if ever bleeds. If you have nasal polyposis and believe your are bleeding from them, see an ENT doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Dr. Duane Gels
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Nasal Polyps (Definition)

Nasal polyps are hypertrophied (enlarged) portions of the lining of your nose or sinuses. They have been associated with sinus infection, allergic rhinitis, or both. The exact cause is still unclear. The treatment be medical, ...Read more


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How do nasal polyps affect your sinuses?

How do nasal polyps affect your sinuses?

Polyps: Polyps may be asymptomatic. They ususlly cause trouble breathing. They often cause decreased smell. They often obstruct sinus openings and cause infections. Drainage is common. Rarely, polyps can be cancerous therefore evaluation is needed by ent>. ...Read more

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Any link between nasal polyps and asthma?

Any link between nasal polyps and asthma?

Absolutely: About 40% of patients with nasal polyposis will develop asthma. This is well known. Furthermore, nasal polypectomy often improves the asthma as the post-nasal drainage is significantly diminished. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of nasal polyps at home?

Depends: That depends on the size, location, and number of polyps. There are several things you can try, which includes twice a day, salt water saline lavage, antihistamines, decongestants, inhaled nasal spray etc. But you need to see doc and ENT specialist and further work to make sure they are not blocking your sinuses by doing endoscopy. ...Read more

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Why do nasal polyps interfere with my voice?

Why do nasal polyps interfere with my voice?

Varies. : Phonation is contributed by nose as well as the airways , palate , and voice box. Polyps will give your vocal sound a more twangy sound and you will sound "nasal" ...Read more

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What are treatment options for nasal polyps?

What are treatment options for nasal polyps?

Medical or surgical: Depending on the size and the symptoms, medical treatment with both topical and oral steroids for a limited period of time can give enormous relief. But the etiology or cause of nasal polyps is still an enigma but there is increasing evidence that it is a genetic disease. If the nasal passages are significantly obstructed and smell is decreased, surgery will give long term relief. ...Read more

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Do I have nasal polyps or swollen turbinates?

Do I have nasal polyps or swollen turbinates?

See ENT: for endoscopic exam. An ENT should be able to differentiate between polyps and turbinates with a proper exam. ...Read more

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Is there any way to get rid of Nasal polyps?

Is there any way to get rid of Nasal polyps?

Nasal polyps: Several causes for, allergy is the most common, surgery, high dose local steroids or systemic steroids can eradicate them, depending on site, size and cause, they tend to recur at times, you need to work closely with an allergist and an ENT doctor, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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Can nasal polyps give you a stroke like symptoms?

Can nasal polyps give you a stroke like symptoms?

Not likely: Nasal polyps usually are slow growing and associated with increasing nasal congestion and blockage, increased postnasal drainage and in the most severe cases, sinus infections. They are not vascular so are not associated with strokes. ...Read more

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Its possible to have nasal polyps without allergy ?

Its possible to have nasal polyps without allergy ?

Yes: Nasal polyps and allergy are independent conditions but nasal airflow obstruction is common to both. ...Read more

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Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more


Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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Adenoma (Definition)

Adenoma is a term for a harmless tumor of gland tissue, including glands found in the intestines, kidney, ...Read more