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Will chronic rhinitis last forever? I mean, will I ever get rid of it? No allergies, nasal polyps or deviated septum. Stuffy nose so often!

Will chronic rhinitis last forever? I mean, will I ever get rid of it? No allergies, nasal polyps or deviated septum. Stuffy nose so often!

Depends: on what the cause is. For vasomotor rhinitis, this will likely linger on for decades. For allergic rhinitis, avoidance of allergens and allergy shots may offer prolonged remission, for hyperplastic rhinitis, ultrasound reduction may be needed. The answer thus is "depends". ...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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How do you get rid of nasal polyps at home?

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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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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Does anyone have a good idea how to get rid of nasal polyps?

Does anyone have a good idea how to get rid of nasal polyps?

ENT specialist: An ent/otolaryngologist can operate to remove them. Aspirin use is reportedly linked to their development. ...Read more

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I have what looks like a wart on the entrance to my right nostril. It hangs down a bit like a polyp. Can I apply a wart remover like Bazuka to get rid?

I have what looks like a wart on the entrance to my right nostril. It hangs down a bit like a polyp. Can I apply a wart remover like Bazuka to get rid?

Nasal polyps: Polyp-like growths near the nasal opening may be warts, and may respond to typical treatments. But more serious lesions can also occur in this region where it would be useful to know what specific type of tissue was responsible. For anyone over about age 30, a tissue biopsy would be strongly encouraged, and recommended in this location for younger patients. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of nasal polyps and restore my sense of smell? I've used every spray/antihistamine under the sun, no luck

How can I get rid of nasal polyps and restore my sense of smell? I've used every spray/antihistamine under the sun, no luck

See your doctor: Your doctor can evaluate your problem. If your lack of smell is not a neurological issue she can refer you to an ENT if needed. Hope it goes well. ...Read more

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How to get rid of polyps on liver?

How to get rid of polyps on liver?

Unclear : I am not aware of liver polyp per se. This is possibly something that does occur in the gall bladder or at the ampulla of vater. The gall bladder is technically part of the liver and rarely can have polyps. These can become cancerous. The ampulla of vater is where the common duct and pancreatic duct come together. This can also have polyps. I am not aware of liver polyps treatment. See a GI doc. ...Read more

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Have polyp in my GB and have a lot of discomfort, bloating and really nauseous. How do I get rid of the nausea?

Have polyp in my GB and have a lot of discomfort, bloating and really nauseous. How do I get rid of the nausea?

Gallbladder Polyp: Polyps of the gallbladder, as identified by ultrasound, are treated based on size. Larger polyps carry a higher risk of malignancy, and may represent a reason why surgeons like me may recommend gallbladder removal. Small polyps are followed with imaging over time and the gallbladder is removed if they grow significantly. Polyp doesn't cause nausea. Only have 400 characters to answer! ...Read more

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Female child 6years old complaining of discharging nose sometimes end to thorethrote one doctor suggest nasal polyp..What i can do and best treatment?

Female child 6years old complaining of discharging nose sometimes end to thorethrote one doctor suggest nasal polyp..What i can do and best treatment?

Sinusitis: Sinusitis or a foreign body in the nostril can cause a persistent nasal dishrag as can allergies. If the discharge is malodorous (smells) the nasal cavity needs inspected by pediatrician or ENT physician. Generally sinusitis may resolve without antibiotics, but if persists antibiotics (augmentin) may be prescribed. If a foregin body it needs removed. ...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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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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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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I'm on nasal spra treatment for nasal polyps. Is this something I will have to deal with the rest of my life or will they be fixed and that's the end?

I'm on nasal spra treatment for nasal polyps. Is this something I will have to deal with the rest of my life or will they be fixed and that's the end?

Perhaps: It depends on the cause for the polyps. When problem is severe causing severe nasal obstruction, smell/taste impairment, and/or chronic sinus infection, surgery may be required. If the nasal polyps shrink from the nasal spray, consider stopping the spray after a year or so to see if the polyps would return. ...Read more

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10 year old daughter with nasal polyps. Any nonsurgical treatment?

Kid polyps: In children, non-surgical care is the preference. Nasal steroids are the main medication. Also, singulaire can reduce polyps. If polyps are due to allergy, then agressive allergy treatment (avoidance, medication, allergy shots) is needed. Polyps in children are uncommon & can be associoated with cystic fibrosis or developmental masses. Evaluation by ENT is needed. ...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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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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I've had 3 nasal polypectomy surgeries. I'm hoping the nasal polyps don't return this time. Are there lifestyle or diet changes that can help prevent them from coming back?

I've had 3 nasal polypectomy surgeries. I'm hoping  the nasal polyps  don't  return this time. Are there lifestyle or diet changes that can help prevent them from coming back?

Yes: If you suffer from recurrent nasal polyposis esp from allergic rhinitis then one thing you should definitely be doing is using a nasal steroid spray daily to prevent recurrence ie Flonase or its generic fluticasone for example. As far as diet and lifestyle you should avoid anything that triggers your allergies as well. ...Read more

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Is there any home treatment for nasal polyps ? (Anosmia) loss of sense of smell

Is there any home treatment for nasal polyps ? (Anosmia) loss of sense of smell

Not much you can do: With nasal steroids you can reduce the size, with decongestant you can reduce the swelling and with the allergy treatment you can prevent the recurrences. Nasal surgery is needed to remove the polyp. I hope this helps. For more make a virtual appointment at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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