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A nebulizer is a device used to deliver liquid medicine in the form of a fine
mist (aerosol). It is sometimes used for
A nebulizer uses a face mask or mouthpiece to deliver medicine. You breathe in the medicine
face mask. The mouthpiece or face mask needs to be cleaned after each
If your child seems afraid to use a nebulizer, you may be able to help him or her by:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerLora J. Stewart, MD - Allergy and Immunology
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
Current as of:
September 9, 2014
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
& Lora J. Stewart, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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