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Can you tell me about nasal polyp cause: impossibly mild allergies or fungus?

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Dr. Michael Rupp
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Inflammatory

Nasal polyps are fluids filled sacs that grow in the nose and sinuses and are most often caused by airborne allergens or aspirin allergy.
The may need surgery. They are not usually caused by fungus and can sometimes be made to shrink by use of an intranasal steroid like Flonase or Nasacort (triamcinolone).

In brief: Inflammatory

Nasal polyps are fluids filled sacs that grow in the nose and sinuses and are most often caused by airborne allergens or aspirin allergy.
The may need surgery. They are not usually caused by fungus and can sometimes be made to shrink by use of an intranasal steroid like Flonase or Nasacort (triamcinolone).
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