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Your doctor should be able to ascertain whether or not nasal polyps are affecting you with a nasal endoscope. For more deeply rooted polyps, your doctor may suggest imaging to identify potential growths further back in your sinuses. Though nasal polyps are most common in those of more advanced years, they could develop in children with cystic fibrosis as people with this disease are prone to developing them. If your doctor discovers nasal polyps, the next step will likely be a corticosteroid spray, which may or may not require you to also take oral immunosuppressants for about a week's time. Finally, if nasal sprays don't work, your doctor may recommend surgery. This is the least likely of treatment options.

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