Nasal Polyps 101

Nasal Polyps 101

Nasal Polyps & Chronic Sinusitis

Nasal polyps are all to familiar to those allergy sufferers. Polyps develop in the sinus cavities due to chronic inflammation. This inflammation develops  abnormal growth or fluid filled sacs resembling a peeled grape. Besides being completely disgusting what are some of the serious effects of polyps?

Well, polyps overtime grow and create blockages of the Ostia (AKA drainage holes).

Nasal polyps can be managed if treated regularly with steroids and allergy management. If nasal polyps continue to block drainage and and build bacteria surgery will need to be done to remove nasal polyps.

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By | 2022-02-07T19:44:55-05:00 January 16th, 2018|Chronic Sinusitis|

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