Nasal Polyps

Nasal polyps are noncancerous swellings that are seen in the lining of the nose and paranasal sinuses. These growths are painless and soft. Asthma, Aspirin sensitivity, sinusitis, cystic fibrosis, etc., are some of the risk factors of nasal polyp.

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Why do I suffer from cold and runny nose every summer?

Query: Hi doctor, During every summer season, I suffer from a cold and runny nose. What can be the reasons?  Read Full »


Dr. Murad Haider

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your case does not seem to be serious. The terms rhinorrhea and rhinitis are often used to refer a runny nose, it refers to inflammation of nasal tissues due to a number of reasons, which are as follows. Acute sinusitis. Allergies. Chronic sinusitis. Churg-St...  Read Full »

My father has dystonia, delusion, and auditory hallucinations. Please tell me how long to continue medication?

Query: Hello doctor, My father's dystonia started suddenly, and he has tremors and stiffness in his right hand. Also, his neck has been pulling backward continuously for two years. He is diagnosed with dystonia two years back, and he has been taking Pacitane 2 mg three tablets daily for two years. But in ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your father has to take medications for at least six months. Your father has schizophrenia. He has to take medication for a long time. You can go for nasal polyp surgery with medications. You just need to inform your surgeon about his medication. Thank you.  Read Full »

Can my mouth breathing habit lead to sleep apnea?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19. I am partly a mouth breather since childhood. I mean, I breathe through my mouth only while sleeping. Is it harmful? Will I get sleep apnea? I am a thin guy with no snoring issues.  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query about mouth breathing. I would like to say that yes, eventually it causes enlarged tonsils as well as adenoids, and causes a nasal obstruction leading to obstructive sleep apnea. It can happen in any body type. If your nose is blocked b...  Read Full »

I have reduced sense of smell due to chronic sinusitis. Will my sense of smell eventually come back?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with chronic sinusitis without nasal polyps two years back. I have had symptoms for this entire time. I received a computed tomography scan and nasal endoscopy from an ear nose throat doctor. I will share these results with you. My doctor said I have mild or mild-to-mo...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You have only mucosal thickening in ethmoid and maxillary sinuses with open Ostia, which means sinusitis is there, and such cases are managed usually by conservative medical treatment. However, you have a reduced smelling sensation that should...  Read Full »

My ears are clogged with a ringing sound. What can I do?

Query: Hello doctor, The right ear was clogged with a ringing sensation one week before, and it resolved without treatment the next day. But I was experiencing dizziness, tingling in the head, nose block with discharge, and headache. A CT scan was taken upon consultation with a neurologist, which showed s...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep Shrestha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), a mass in the left maxillary sinus extends to the left nasal cavity that is causing your concern. As mentioned in the CT (computed tomography) scan, it seems like nasal polyp, which...  Read Full »

After puberty, I feel hard to speak in a normal tone. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a question about my voice. As a kid, I had a raspy voice the entire time until puberty. After I hit puberty, I do not think my parents noticed anything, but people have said I sound like Kermit the frog or that I need to stop mumbling. The problem I have is that I have to try qu...  Read Full »


Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your nose is blocked then you may have nasal polyps or some nasopharyngeal mass like adenoid or may have deviated nasal septum. For that, an endoscopy or CT scan is required. It may alter the voice. After ruling out these possibilities, you can consult a speec...  Read Full »

I have asthma, with a foul smell coming from my nose and throat. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have allergic asthma and nasal polyp since the past year. I have seasonal asthma since my childhood, and during an endoscopy, they found a 7 mm polyp at the GE junction, which is benign. I am feeling fatigue, and some foul smell is coming from my throat and nose. My recent bloo...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hi, Welcome to the icliniq.com. According to the history provided, you are having asthma and acid reflux disease. To cure asthma, I suggest using Salmeterol and steroid combination inhaler. Here steroid component can lead to throat irritation and secondary throat infection, for example, candidiasis ...  Read Full »

I got a severe headache while flying. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a brain scan, as I had a severe headache when flying recently. The CT scan revealed the following images that I have attached. My GP is not sure what it is and has referred me to a specialist. The waiting period is a few weeks, so I am obviously concerned and stressed. Please, can ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The CT scan (attachment removed to protect patient identity) is suggestive of sinusitis. The images you have sent are not complete. Kindly send more images. With present images, you seem to have a frontal, maxillary, and sphenoid sinusitis, which is giving you headac...  Read Full »

Will upper impacted wisdom tooth cause nasal congestions?

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 25, my height is six feet, and my weight is 72 kg. I have nasal congestion feeling from the age of 20. Sinus surgery was done two years ago. ENT doctors have ruled out that there is no problem in the nose Area. I have four impacted wisdom teeth, unerupted. The upper teeth are h...  Read Full »


Dr. Krishna Swaroop Achanta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your radiology report, I have studied (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) I believe it is not because of the impacted maxillary teeth. A presence of an antral polyp causes obstructions of the nasal passage. An antral polyp is the usual main pr...  Read Full »

How to help a kid who breathes through his nose and snores due to nasal polyps?

Query: My 3.4year old kid has nasal polyps which is 3/4th coveres into his left nostril and 1/4th covered in right nostril, he always breaths through his mouth, whenever he does some activity he feels little dypsnea, but never stops being naughty, he snores while sleeping which is more concern to me. Till ...  Read Full »


Dr. Syed Tehmid

Answer: Hello, welcome to iCliniq Nasal blockade due to any cause be it adenoids or polyps do cause snoring.It is because any obstruction in the the nasal cavity nasopharynx does alter the normal resonating properties of the nasopharyngeal chamber causing snoring. The masses you are seeing are not polyps...  Read Full »

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