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Can you pop nasal polyps yourself?

Can you pop nasal polyps yourself?

Nasal polyps: Polyps are not fluid filled, they are out pouching of the tissue, not cysts. They don't pop, they must be surgically removed or temporarily shrunken with corticosteroids. ...Read more

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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Can nasal polyps go away on their own?

Can nasal polyps go away on their own?

Nasal polyps: Unfortunately nasal polyps rarely resolve on their own. Daily intranasal steroids can keep them at bay. Severe, enlarged polyps sometimes need surgical removal by ENT. ...Read more

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How will I know if I have nasal polyps?

How will I know if I have nasal polyps?

Have someone look: Symptoms of nasal polyps might include nasal congestion and poor sense of smell. They can sometimes be seen on simple examination, but might require a nasal endoscopy or a scan to fully evaluate. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for nasal polyps?

What do you recommend for nasal polyps?

Conservative vs. sur: Some respond to nasal steroid preparations such as flonase, nasacort (triamcinolone) etc., whereas other are treated with surgical intervention. Let your ENT help you decide on the best treatment option. ...Read more

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Im not sure what to do for nasal polyps?

See ENT doc: See an ear nose and throat doctor for evaluation of the severity of your problem and treatment options which include observation, medicines and surgery. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are nasal polyps?

Inflammatory growths: Nasal polyps are de novo inflammatory growth arising from the lateral wall of the nose. The histo-pathology is very different from normal nasal mucosa. The cause is still not known but bacteria, virus, fungus, allergy are possibilities. They tend to grow both into the nose and into the sinuses and eventually cause nasal obstruction and anosmia. ...Read more

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How To Cure Nasal Polyps At Home Naturally?

How To Cure Nasal Polyps At Home Naturally?

Nasal polyps: There is no natural way to get rid of nasal polyps. Current treatments available include nasal steroid, surgical removal, and in the case of aspirin-induced polyps-aspirin desensitization. Consult an ENT. ( I am excluding polyps associated with cystic fibrosis) ...Read more

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Is it possible to expel your own nasal polyps?

Is it possible to expel your own nasal polyps?

No it is not possibl: No it is not possible and you should not even attempt it on your own. ...Read more

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What a good way ti srink nasal polyps at home?

What a good way ti srink nasal polyps at home?

Need to see Doc: However, you can try saline nasal lavage twice a day, salt water will shrink the polyps. Inhaled nasal decongestant and steroid spray will shrink it too. But you need to have a nasal endoscopy to find out the size and location of polyps and whether they are causing obstructive symptoms and chronic sinusisit. ...Read more

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