"Samter's triad is a medical condition consisting of asthma, aspirin sensitivity, and nasal/ethmoidal polyposis. It occurs in middle age (twenties and thirties are the most common onset times and may not include any allergies."
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12/21/2011: Dundoe from Edmonton, Alberta Canada: "I can't believe how similiar everyone's symptoms are to my own. I always thought I suffered alone wih this... I'd like to pass on some information and make an offer to anyone interested. I have been diagnosed with something called Samter's Triad, truthfully it isn't a diagnosis as much as a trio of symptoms: nasal polyps, asthma and an allergy to aspirin. At the age of thirty I saw a naturopath and after he suggested a no wheat, no dairy, no sugar, no preservatives diet I lost thirty pounds and my asthma went away. Today, at 45, though, I still have the aspirin allergy and the nasal polyps.
I have the time/finances/interest to pursue the cause of these symptoms, and as so many sufferers are now finding each other via the internet, I am wondering if anyone else would be interested in pursuing the cause too? My belief is that if you have Samter's Triad as well, which are very specific symptoms, that together we might be able to find a common root to our health problems. Please reply to rjdundoe(at)gmail.com And good luck to the rest of you in finding good health!"