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I have a lump on my thyroid, I have had a biopsy and it came back clear, he wants to see me in 6 months time. On the same day he did the biopsy he found polyps up my nose which I have now had out, but what is the chance of this lump becoming cancerous, i
Thyroid and allergy tests normal. Ct scan shows nasal polyps.Ent suggests operating but no other treatments explored. Need 2nd opinion or just do it?
Second opinion: There are several causes of nasal polyps including allergic fungal sinusitis, cystic fibrosis, and in patients with Aspirin "allergy" and asthma. It may help to see an allergist to attempt to identify these underlying conditions. Also, Prednisone is a strong steroid medication that may shrink nasal polyps without surgery. My opinion-always get second opinion before surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers