Nasal Polyp Treatment

Can this condition be treated? What Nasal Polyp treatment options are available? Learn more below about the current treatments available to patients.

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How to Treat Nasal Polyp


Talk with your doctor about the best treatment plan for you. Treatment options include the following:

Medications

  • Nasal sprays (particularly those containing steroids) to reduce swelling, increase nasal airflow, and help shrink polyps
  • Drugs to help reduce swelling and shrink polyps
  • Drugs to control allergies or infection, such as antihistamines for allergies or antibiotics for a bacterial infection

Surgery

  • Polypectomy-removing nasal polyps; if the polyps are small, this can be done in your doctor's office. Unfortunately, polyps often recur.
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery-removing the nasal polyps and opening the sinuses where the polyps form

If you are diagnosed with nasal polyps, follow your doctor's instructions.


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