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Nasal Polyps are abnormal tissue growths that occur in the sinuses and nasal passageways. They are teardrop shapes and look like grapes when they are fully grown. They can be a variety of colors, such as grey, pink, and yellow. If you have polyps, you may be unaware of them until they grow in size. They can cause a variety of problems when fully developed, so it is essential to consult a doctor if you notice any symptoms.

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1. What are the causes of nasal polyps?

Some health care professionals believe that inflammation causes nasal polyps in the nasal passages and sinuses. Several other health conditions may cause them as well. These conditions include cystic fibrosis, seasonal allergies, environmental allergies, aspirin tolerance. These conditions have all shown to be contributing factors to being diagnosed with nasal polyps.

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