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Nasal Polyps

People suffering from nasal polyps in McKinney often experience nasal congestion, a lack of sense of smell and taste, and other issues. Fortunately, they can turn to the experts with McKinney ENT Clinic to receive effective treatment that can help reduce or possibly totally eliminate the problem.

What are Nasal Polyps?

When you have nasal polyps in McKinney there is typically some type of inflammation occurring in the lining of your nose. Polyps usually originate from the sinuses that drain into the side wall of your nasal cavity. Although they are often associated with infections and allergies, researchers are still studying why some people develop polyps while others do not.

Nasal polyps can develop due to diseases such as asthma or cystic fibrosis, but they can also occur due to intolerance to aspirin. Nasal polyps, which usually look like small grapes, can appear on their own or in clusters. You may show symptoms such as a runny nose or a blocked nose, and you may also sneeze a great deal.

Decreased smell and taste, difficulty breathing through one or both sides of the nose, and headaches or recurrent infections may be present.

Treatment of Nasal Polyps

In many instances, polyps may shrink after the use of intranasal steroid or sprays. It may take several weeks before noticeable improvement occurs. Surgery is sometimes recommended in order to help patients breathe better and to prevent other problems with polyps.

Contact Us About Nasal Polyps

If you are suffering from nasal polyps in McKinney, the experienced professionals with McKinney ENT Clinic can help. Call our Plano or Frisco clinic at (214) 383-5955 for an appointment.