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Nasal Endoscopy

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

Nasal endoscopy is a procedure to look inside of your nose and sinuses. Nasal endoscopy is used to determine the cause of congestion, sinus pain or pressure, or nosebleeds. During nasal endoscopy your healthcare provider can examine or remove a polyp, lesion, or foreign object. A tissue or fluid sample may be collected during the endoscopy and sent to a lab for tests.

DISCHARGE INSTRUCTIONS:

Contact your healthcare provider if:

  • You have more pain or pressure in your nose, sinuses, or head.
  • You cannot stop the bleeding from your nose after holding firm pressure for 5 minutes.
  • You have questions or concerns about your procedure or care.

Follow up with your healthcare provider as directed:

Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.

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The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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