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What is most effective treatment for nasal polyps and maxillary sinusitis?

What is most effective treatment for nasal polyps and maxillary sinusitis?

Antibiotics & sprays: Antibiotics help the infection .Nasal steroid sprays and irrigation control of major allergies and sometimes steroids by mouth sinus surgery some times is needed. ...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


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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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Please help! what is the best treatment for ethnoidal nasal polyp?

Please help! what is the best treatment for ethnoidal nasal polyp?

Steroids: If asymptomatic, try both topical and oral steroids. If no improvement and you are symptomatic with pain, pressure, excessive drainage, consider surgery by a well trained ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for ethnoidal nasal polyp?

What is a good treatment for ethnoidal nasal polyp?

Depends on size: Large nasal polyps are generally surgically removed by ENT surgeons. Sometimes small nasal polyps are treated with topical nasal steroid sprays. Nasal polyps are associated with poor sense of smell, recurrent sinus infections and aspirin allergy in adults. ...Read more

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Which antibioticsare used for nasal polyp treatment?

Which antibioticsare used for nasal polyp treatment?

None unless: Complicated by an infection. These are best treated by inhaled corticosteroids or surgical polypectomy by ENT when unresponsive to medical treatment. Certain allergens and medications can aggravate these and should be avoided. ...Read more

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Whats the best treatment for sinusist cronic, can amocixilim be good for such treatment.?

Whats the best treatment for sinusist cronic, can amocixilim be good for such treatment.?

Unlikely: Studies suggest that antibiotics alone are not an effective treatment for sinusitis, especially chronic sinusitis. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment option for non-allergic rhinitis if medications have failed?

What's the best treatment option for non-allergic rhinitis if medications have failed?

Rhinitis: Could try Atrovent if not already prescribed. Some types of non-allergic respond to OTC Flonase and other glucocorticoid sprays. Inventory what seems to be problem and avoid, i.e smoke, alcohol, airway irritants. etc. Can see ENT about turbinate surgery ...Read more

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Best treatment for allergies?

Best treatment for allergies?

See below: I like Allegra (fexofenadine) and Allegra (fexofenadine) d. Also, if you have eye symptoms, you need an antihistamine eye drop, such as, naphcon a, or visine for allergies. You may also want to try saline washes for your nose. ...Read more

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Whats the best home treatment for vasomotor rhinitis?

Whats the best home treatment for vasomotor rhinitis?

Tissues: Best med for vasomotor rhinitis is ipratropium spray (atrovent nasal spray). Antihistamine nasal sprays are also useful (patanase, astepro, astelin) but not oral antihistamines. Afrin & other otc nasal decongestants work in a pinch but often lead to overuse, decreasing effectiveness & paradoxically increased congestion, a condition called rhinitis medicamentosa aka medicine nose. See your md. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for chronic sinusitis?

What's the best treatment for chronic sinusitis?

Surgery: Most studies have confirmed that endoscopic sinus surgery and balloon sinuplasty provide to best long-term quality of life improvement in patients with chronic sinusitis. However we only consider surgery if a patient had failed all medical management options. For more info visit www.Socalsinus.Com. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for post nasal drip?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for post nasal drip?

Postnasal drip: The standard treatment is with an otc antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (sedating) or Claritin (non-sedating). If this does not control symptoms, the next step is to use the combination form of antihistamines like claritin-d, or allegra-d. If that doesn't work, you'll need to see a doctor for a prescription medication. ...Read more

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Any good non-prescription treatment for chronic nasal inflammation?

Any good non-prescription treatment for chronic nasal inflammation?

Yes: Antihistamine/decongestant combinations may help. Nasalchrom nasal spray used 4 times a day may also help if the inflammation is caused by allergy. Do not use instant decongestant sprays you can develop rebound congestion and become dependent. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for deviated septum?

What is the best treatment for deviated septum?

Septoplasty: A septoplasty is a surgical procedure to treat a deviated septum and improve nasal breathing. ...Read more

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What is the best nasal steroid spray for nasal ployps? Any suggestions?

What is the best nasal steroid spray for nasal ployps?  Any suggestions?

They all work: More important than the brand is your tolerance of the medicine. I would start with generic drug or one with a low copay and only change if you have a problem with them. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment option for allergic rhinitis if medications have failed?

Immunotherapy: Immunotherapy or allergy shots is an option for patients that fail medical management. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for nasal polyp aside from nasal saline spray?

Is there a treatment for nasal polyp aside from nasal saline spray?

Yes: Cortisone nasal spray may be effective as would Singulair (montelukast) depending on the mechanism causing them. However surgery may be needed if the polyps fail to resolve with medications . Saline spray may reduce the frequency of sinus infection but would not affect the polyps. ...Read more

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Is nasal endoscopy effective for sinus infections?

Is nasal endoscopy effective for sinus infections?

Helps the diagnosis: Nasal endoscopy helps in the diagnosis of sinus infections. It is not a treatment for infections. Infections are treated with antibiotics, mucus thinners, decongestants, saline sprays and occasionally steroid sprays. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for colonic polyps?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for colonic polyps?

Colonoscopy: During colonoscopy the doctor will snip and remove these polyps. Often there are just a few and easily managed and the patient brought back each 5 years to look for newly formed ones that are removed. The risk is polyps can eventually turn into colon cancers. In some people there are too many and they can not all be removed but they can be kept an eye on to catch those that may turn cancerous. ...Read more

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Best hospital or clinic for nasal polyp removal?

Many available: Many otolaryngologist in group or solo practice or affiliated with a hospital have a wealth of experience in nasal polypectomy, endoscopic sinus surgery with or without sinuplasty. Consult with otolaryngologists in your area so you can discuss your treatment. Go with who you are must comfortable with. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Duane Gels
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Nasal Polyps (Definition)

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 can be medical, ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more