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How Fast Can I Make My Nasal Polyps Go Away Medicine Or Surgery
Get evaluation: Nasal polyps can be caused by several different things, and depending on what, they respond differently. Some can shrink with medication and others require surgery, so the best thing is to see an otolaryngologist (ENT) for a full evaluation and discussion of the treatment options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nasal polyps: Sometimes. I have often had success avoiding surgery by treating polyps with short periods of steroids, then placing patients on a steroid nasal spray to diminish recurrence. This does not work with everyone, in which case surgery may be needed. Even then, i tell patients to think of surgery as a "haircut, " since polyps have a tendency to recur. www.mainlineent.com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends on how extensive the procedure and who is doing it. In my patients they have sponge in their nose overnight. That sponge is removed the next morning and they can go about their regular activities. Usually it takes a few days to feel "normal." i ask them not to engage in any activities that raise their blood pressure in the first week including sexual relations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Polyps: depending on the extent of the polyps, some medical treatments may work. Such as sterodi saline sinus rinses, anti inflammatory medications, etc. if you have nasal allergies, it may be worth it for you to consult one and treat them as it amy diminsih their recurrence ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had nasal polyps removed 6 yrs. Ago. They have since returned. Are there any remedies or anything i can do besides surgery again? I
Oral steroids: If you have had relief of your nasal symptoms for 6 years, that is a pretty good result. Oral and topical steroids are the medical treatments for nasal polyposis because it is an inflammatory disease. Only if these options fail after 2 or 3 attempts and you are very symptomatic, that is, can not breathe through your nose and can not smell, should another surgery be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The : The main reason one has a septoplasty is to improve the airflow in the nose. It may also be necessary to allow better access for sinus/polyp surgery. Whether surgery is worth it depends on how deviated your septum is and how much your symptoms are from this rather than your allergies. Another thing to consider is whether you may also be helped by having a turbinate reduction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Polyps: Great question. Depends on many factors including the extent of the surgery, allergic factors, postop sinus care and frequency of colds. Make sure you have had an allergic work up ...Read more
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