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Treatment options for polyp in the nose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how cn I help youy
Doctor :   are you therer
User :   i am
User :   i am
Doctor :   Please carry on
User :   i have a polyp in my nose and its gets blocked every night
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you see the doc
User :   YES I DID VISITED A HOMOEOPATH
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   DId you see a ENT surgeion
Doctor :   Did he confirme the aqt
User :   HE GAVE ME SOME MEDICINE BUT IT GAVE ME LITTLE RELIEF THEN IT WAS SAME
Doctor :   Who gave the medicine
User :   I GET TOO MUCH BREATHING PROBLEM DUE TO THIS
Doctor :   Ok did the doctor confirm theat it is polyp
Doctor :   and how long since you have this
User :   THE HOMEOPATH DOCTOR ADVISED ME THAT EITHER IT CAN BE CURED BY MEDICINE OR IF IT IS OPERATED IT WILL GIVE PROBLEM AGAIN
Doctor :   Polyps can recurr
Doctor :   but it is better to get operated
User :   I AM HAVING THIS PROBLEM MORE THAN 5 YRS
Doctor :   since all cfases may not recurr
Doctor :   the rate is less than 15%
Doctor :   so hence i recommend for surgery to relieve the discomrfor
User :   CAN IT BE CURD WITH MEDICINE
Doctor :   It may not all the times
Doctor :   if yoiu have tried it and not able to get relief
Doctor :   then the surgery is better option
Doctor :   it is very simple
Doctor :   and easy and cost efffectiv
Doctor :   too
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   IT RELAPSES ONLY WHEN THE WEATHER CHANGES
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   temp variations
Doctor :   can cause thesew
Doctor :   Ok
User :   WHREE CAN I DO THE SURGERY AND HOW MUCH WILL IT TAKE? WILL IT BE PERMANENT?
Doctor :   Most probably it will not recur if you take measures
Doctor :   to not expose to cold
Doctor :   where do you stay
Doctor :   which city
Doctor :   it takes 30 min
Doctor :   for the operation
User :   I STAY AT xxxx. BUT MY OFFICE IS AC
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I think any ent surgeon
Doctor :   can do it as it is very simple
Doctor :   with a snare
Doctor :   and some do it in office also
Doctor :   please see teh neearest one
User :   CAN GIVE SOME ROUGH FIGURE THAT IT MIGHT COST ME
Doctor :   7k to 10k
Doctor :   even less than that
Doctor :   depneds on the centre
User :   WILL THERE BE ANY NASAL PROBLEM DUE TO THIS IN FUTURE?
Doctor :   Please login abck for other queries
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   there are many pts waiting
Doctor :   for the advicee
Doctor :   ar you theere
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting
User :   THANK YOU
Doctor :   bye
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