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Nasal polyps, chronic cough caused by post nasal drip. Okay to use saline nasal spray?

I have nasal polyps and I can see them just by looking inside my nose using a mirror. As of the moment, I can t afford to have the surgery so I m just looking for something that will help me alleviate the inconveniences such as chronic cough , which i think is caused by post nasal drip . I just wanna know if it s okay to use a saline nasal spray? I haven t used one before, so I am kind of afraid that it might worsen my condition
Asked On : Wed, 20 Jun 2012
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Hello Einna,

Nasal polyps are localized swelling in the nasal mucosal lining due to repeated inflammation. The same may cause increased secretion of mucus which may present as a post nasal drip causing cough as soon as head touches the bed. However, associated inflammation of the throat may also be a reason for cough. Polypectomy which involves surgical removal of the polyps will only alleviate the problem temporarily, and, does nothing to prevent the allergic component causing recurrent cold and nasal obstruction or the tendency to form polyps and hence can be avoided.
Homoeopathy can offer a hand in providing complete management of the coryza, obstruction as well polyp reduction. I will be available at for further queries.
Answered: Wed, 20 Jun 2012
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