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How fast can I make my nasal polyps go away? Medicine or surgery?

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Dr. Anna Meyer
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
2 doctors agree

In brief: Get evaluation

Nasal polyps can be caused by several different things, and depending on what, they respond differently.
Some can shrink with medication and others require surgery, so the best thing is to see an otolaryngologist (ENT) for a full evaluation and discussion of the treatment options.

In brief: Get evaluation

Nasal polyps can be caused by several different things, and depending on what, they respond differently.
Some can shrink with medication and others require surgery, so the best thing is to see an otolaryngologist (ENT) for a full evaluation and discussion of the treatment options.
Dr. Anna Meyer
Dr. Anna Meyer
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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Surgery

Surgery is faster, but medicine sometimes works.

In brief: Surgery

Surgery is faster, but medicine sometimes works.
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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Dr. Robert Knox
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Nasal Polyps

Nasal polyps are all about chronic stuffy nose.
The best way to shrink polyps is to combine prescription medications, topically applied steroid nose sprays plus oral steroids, like prednisone. If both are used for a period of two - four weeks, there is a fighting chance polyps will disappear.

In brief: Nasal Polyps

Nasal polyps are all about chronic stuffy nose.
The best way to shrink polyps is to combine prescription medications, topically applied steroid nose sprays plus oral steroids, like prednisone. If both are used for a period of two - four weeks, there is a fighting chance polyps will disappear.
Dr. Robert Knox
Dr. Robert Knox
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Dr. Roger Friedman
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma

In brief: Both can work

Medical treatment for nasal polyps can be very effective.
This may include allergy treatment, nasal steroid, oral steroids. If the polyps persist then an ENT surgeon may remove them.

In brief: Both can work

Medical treatment for nasal polyps can be very effective.
This may include allergy treatment, nasal steroid, oral steroids. If the polyps persist then an ENT surgeon may remove them.
Dr. Roger Friedman
Dr. Roger Friedman
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