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Nasal Polyps Definition & Overview

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Nasal polyps are growths that develop on the inside of your nose or sinuses. Nasal polyps are benign, however there are certain tumors that present as simple polyps and should be evaluated by a specialist. You may have a single nasal polyp. Or, you may have several clustered together. Nasal polyps are soft and pearl-colored, with a texture like jelly. Nasal polyps can be treated. Contact your doctor if you think you have nasal polyps.

Nasal Polyps

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