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Nasal polyps

Nasal polyps: Introduction

Nasal polyps: A growth or mass in the mucous membrane of the nasal passage. See detailed information below for a list of 31 causes of Nasal polyps, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Nasal polyps:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Nasal polyps. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Nasal polyps: Symptom Checker

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Nasal polyps Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Nasal polyps may include:

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Stories from Users for Nasal polyps

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Nasal polyps: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Nasal polyps may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Nasal polyps

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Nasal polyps: Deaths

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Nasal polyps: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Nasal polyps listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Nasal polyps as a symptom include:

Definitions of Nasal polyps:

Focal accumulations of EDEMA fluid in the NASAL MUCOSA accompanied by HYPERPLASIA of the associated submucosal connective tissue. Polyps may be NEOPLASMS, foci of INFLAMMATION, degenerative lesions, or malformations.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Organs affected by Nasal polyps:

The list of organs typically affected by Nasal polyps may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Nasal polyps

The list below shows some of the causes of Nasal polyps mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Nasal polyps?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Nasal polyps. Of the 31 causes of Nasal polyps that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 30 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Nasal polyps:

The following list of conditions have 'Nasal polyps' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Nasal polyps:

The following list of medical conditions have Nasal polyps or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.



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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Nasal polyps?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Nasal polyps, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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Classifications of Nasal polyps:

Medical Conditions associated with Nasal polyps:

Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

Symptoms related to Nasal polyps:

Blocked nose (712 causes), Runny nose (754 causes), Breathing difficulty (2922 causes), Shortness of breath (1528 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Vasomotor rhinitis, Alcohol intolerance, Cystic fibrosis, Allergic rhinitis (19 causes), Sinusitis (319 causes), Asthma (320 causes), Primary cilia dyskinesia, Aspirin intolerance, Churg-Strauss syndrome, Young syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Nasal polyps

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