Nasal Polyp

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Nasal Polyp

Nasal polyps usually do not show much symptoms unless they obstruct the sinus openings and reach large sizes. However, if they block the sinus openings, the mucus formed in these cavities cannot circulate and may thicken and cause infection and cyst formation in the sinus. In addition, when advanced polyps fill the nasal cavity, it can cause symptoms such as nasal congestion, impaired smell, snoring due to mouth breathing, dry mouth, burning in the throat, and postnasal drip.

What is a Nasal Polyp?

Nasal polyps with nasal polyps; They are non-malignant formations that can fill all nasal and sinus cavities in the form of pale pink, teardrops originating from the nasal and sinus mucosa. Nasal polyps are different from the anatomically located Hypertrophy of the nose called Conchae.

In nasal polyp disease, the majority of polyps shrink with Intranasal and Systemic Cortico supportive treatment, and they provide a state of well-being that increases the quality of life such as improvement in nasal congestion, increase in smell, and decrease in nasal discharge. If you have allergic rhinitis or asthma accompanying the disease; Leukotriene Antagonists, Antihistamines are additional drugs used in treatment. Antibiotics, non-supportive anti-inflammatories and decongestant drugs can be added to the treatment in acute sinusitis attacks caused by sinus congestion.

Nasal Polyp Treatment

Non-malignant masses in the nose; It has a soft texture. It is located inside the nose and does not cause pain. However, its occurrence may be due to allergic reasons, or it may occur due to sinusitis. In addition, it may occur as a result of the patient's genetic predisposition. The locations of the nasal polyp differ. Sometimes it extends below the throat, and sometimes it can go out of the nose. If the polyp is small in size, it will go unnoticed. However, it causes nasal congestion in the patient. It can cause post-nasal drip and pain around the eyes. While patients think that they have a headache due to sinusitis, they may learn that they have nasal polyps. Therefore, it is useful not to delay the doctor's checks. Getting rid of these polyps, which reduces the quality of life of people, will greatly relieve the patient.

A tomography is required for the diagnosis of polyps. As a result of the examinations, a diagnosis of nasal polyp is made. Then the treatment process is started. It can be intervened medically during the treatment process. If the polyps are large and cannot be treated medically, surgical intervention is required.

Nasal Polyp Treatment Izmir

If there is chronic infection and inflammation due to drainage disorder in the sinuses when nasal polyps obstruct the sinus entrances; If there are polyps that completely fill the nasal cavity and do not respond to medical treatment, surgical treatment should be applied. Surgical treatment is performed with an intranasal approach as endoscopic sinus surgery.