If we have a nasal polyp, does the breathing shifts from one nostril to the other by changing positions during sleep?

Doctor Answers 2

Nasal congestion and sleeping

Hi. Possibly, but this symptom seems more frequent in my patients that have inferior turbinate congestion. An endoscopic examination of your nose should give you the answer immediately.

Manchester Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 1 review

Nasal polyp

Hi,This is a normal situation with or without a polyp nose.Please ignore such breathing changes while at sleep.Nasal Polyp is to be diagnosed by rhinoscopy and please go to some ENT surgeon.

Ashok Govila, FRCS, MCh, MS
Dubai Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 87 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.