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How To Get Rid Of Nose Polyps
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: 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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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