I have a serious problem of breathing since there is a blockage in my nose
hi i have a serious problem of breathing since there is a blockage in my nose. doctor have yestarday informed me to go for ct scan.i think i might be suffering from polyp in my nose he sd i have to go for operation in my nose to remove polyp. i wanted to know if there is any other remedy to it an how much does it cost for operation i have mediclaim but i dont know if it is covered . i dont have that sort of money so plz reply if possible
1. Go ahead with your CT PNS (Para Nasal Sinuses) Scan. It should be a plain scan with 1mm coronal, axial and sagittal cuts, preferably on a Multislice Scan Machine. Contrast should be used only if necessary.
2. Is your nasal blockage one sided or on both sides. Before asking for your scan, your doctor must have examined your nose. What were the clinical findings? If no polyps were actually seen, it might be a good idea to do a pre and post de-congestion scan using xylometazoline (Otrivin) nasal drops.
3. Polyps require surgery at some point in time. In India it would cost between 15,000 to 60,000 rupees depending on the type of room and hospital. This amount will not cover incidental expenses and extra cost in the event of complications.
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