Nasal polyps are non-cancerous outgrowths arising mainly from the mucous membranes, lining the nose and sinuses.They are freely movable. The exact cause is not known,but their presence usually signifies underlying chronic inflammation. mostly thought of due to allergy.But it is also seen in non allergic conditions.These grape like masses are often seen in association with Various diseases such as chronic rhinitis,sinusitis,asthma and other allergies
- Nasal block
- Anosmia(loss of smell)
- Polyps block the sinus openings in the nose resulting in frequent headaches.
- Mouth breathing
- If allergy is the cause,sneezings,stuffy running nose
- large polyps can bring about change in the voice too
Usually nasal polyps are surgically removed.Despite removal by surgery,they are found to be reoccur in about 70% of cases.Otherway polyps respond very well is with cortico-steroid therapy.
Homoeopathy has very effective medicines in curing such type of cases.With the Homoeopathic treatment the size of nasal polyps reduces and gets completely cured over a period of time without any surigical approach or steroids