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Can a child have nasal pollups and not have cystic fibrosis?

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Dr. Georgianne Snowden
Radiology - Interventional
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There are also allergy related and other forms of polyps that are not uncommon.

In brief: Yes

There are also allergy related and other forms of polyps that are not uncommon.
Dr. Georgianne Snowden
Dr. Georgianne Snowden
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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Absolutely. Allergies are a very common cause of nasal polyps.
Other causes exist as well, besides cystic fibrosis.

In brief: Yes

Absolutely. Allergies are a very common cause of nasal polyps.
Other causes exist as well, besides cystic fibrosis.
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology

In brief: Yes

There are other causes of nasal polyps other than cf.
Sometimes the tissue upon removal can be tested for CF mutations. In one such study a certain number of allergic patients were found to be carriers of a CF mutation.

In brief: Yes

There are other causes of nasal polyps other than cf.
Sometimes the tissue upon removal can be tested for CF mutations. In one such study a certain number of allergic patients were found to be carriers of a CF mutation.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Nasal polyps

Sure, adenoids & nasal polyps are fairly common.

In brief: Nasal polyps

Sure, adenoids & nasal polyps are fairly common.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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