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How do nasal polyps affect your sinuses?
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Dr. David Mann
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Polyps
Polyps may be asymptomatic.
They ususlly cause trouble breathing. They often cause decreased smell. They often obstruct sinus openings and cause infections. Drainage is common. Rarely, polyps can be cancerous therefore evaluation is needed by ent>.

In brief: Polyps
Polyps may be asymptomatic.
They ususlly cause trouble breathing. They often cause decreased smell. They often obstruct sinus openings and cause infections. Drainage is common. Rarely, polyps can be cancerous therefore evaluation is needed by ent>.
Dr. David Mann
Dr. David Mann
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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Grow into them
Although we call the disease, nasal polyposis, the inflammatory disease known as nasal polyposis can grow both into the nose and into the sinuses.
Then you might call the problem sinus polyposis. Sometimes an isolated polyp can arise from the sinus mucosa itself in the absence of nasal polyps.

In brief: Grow into them
Although we call the disease, nasal polyposis, the inflammatory disease known as nasal polyposis can grow both into the nose and into the sinuses.
Then you might call the problem sinus polyposis. Sometimes an isolated polyp can arise from the sinus mucosa itself in the absence of nasal polyps.
Dr. Bernstein Joel
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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery
In brief: Block airway & more
They block your airway and can cause infections, nasal obstruction, eye problems, and erosion into your brain area.
You should have them evaluated by an ENT doctor.

In brief: Block airway & more
They block your airway and can cause infections, nasal obstruction, eye problems, and erosion into your brain area.
You should have them evaluated by an ENT doctor.
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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