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Old 03-31-2009, 11:07 AM   #4
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Re: Sinus infection and Nasonex?

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Originally Posted by sico View Post
I am scared of oral steroids from what I have read.
There really isn't anything to be scared of. Oral steroids are extremely safe and effective as long as they're only taken for a short period of time as directed by a physician. Prednisone has been available as a prescription medication for 54 years and is commonly used to shrink nasal polyps.

I'm not sure what you've read, but if you can't afford surgery I would strongly recommend that you ask your doctor for a course of oral steroids.