• Nasal Polyps Complications

Certain complicating ailments tend to be seen if adequate care is not taken.
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: It is a serious disorder characterized by frequent breaks in regular breathing pattern during sleep, despite the effort of breathing. A person suffering from this may not be aware of his problem and is recognized by others around the person. It is accompanied by snoring.
  • Asthma Attacks: Continuous inflammation of the nose and sinuses and repeated infections could trigger an Asthma attack in some patients.
  • Sinus Infections: Some patients may become prone to repeated or long term sinus infections due to persistent nasal inflammation and infections.
  • Eye Infection: When a nasal or sinus infection spreads to the eye, there can be swelling or bulging of the eye, which can cause inability to move the eye, reduced vision, or even blindness that may become permanent.
  • Bleeding from the nose: It may not necessarily be a complication, but may be possible.
  • Meningitis: In rare conditions, infection may spread to the brain and spinal cord.