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How fast can I make my nasal polyps go away? Medicine or surgery?

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 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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Can i treat nasal polyps without surgery?

Can i treat nasal polyps without surgery?

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 more

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What is the recovery time after having surgery for nasal polyps?

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 more

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Is there any way to cure ethnoidal nasal polyps other than surgery?

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 more

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How long could it take for nasal polyps to grow back after surgery?

Depends: Although polyps do tend to recur, if one maintains proper follow up and maintains a constant application of nasal steroid spray and other medical treatments after the surgery, their regrowth can be slowed and even prevented. ...Read more

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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

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 more

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Ent please should I get my deviated stepum fix? Nasal polyps surgery twice. Allgeries moderate.

Ent please should I get my deviated stepum fix? Nasal polyps surgery twice. Allgeries moderate.

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 more

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Why do my nasal polyps recur again and again after fess surgery?

Why do my nasal polyps recur again and again after fess surgery?

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

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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Nasal (Definition)

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