Can you tell me about nasal polyps or swollen turbinates?

Turbs and polyps. Both can be caused by allergies and lead to nasal obstruction. Whether you have either or both can only be determined by physical examination. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist.
Different Things. Nasal turbinates are long protrusions of tissue inside your nose that extend from front to back. Everyone has them. In allergies they can swell leading to stuffiness and congestion. This can also occur when you are sick. 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.