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breathing saline solution fight bronchitis

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Bronchitis: No clinical evidence to support this.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
May help: Mist may help certain patients with airway clearance and to loosen mucus.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal saline: A nasal saline spray can help with the nasal congestion and ease the baby's symptoms too.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Nasal saline: Infant nasal saline drops and cool air mist humidified air may relieve the baby's congestion.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Nasal discharge: You are aleady on the right track, nasal saline drops is the . Good luckbest treatment but you can try to suction the nasal mucus discharge with a bul ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The simple answer is yes. Stopping smoking will be very helpful as well.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
38 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Remove cause of cong: Two weeks to have congestion tells me it is long than expected and may be something around causing it. Is there allergy in the family? Cut down on dus ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Basic and Gentle: Saline is basically a weak solution of salt in water. This closely matches the basic fluid component in our bodies and therefore is very similar to w ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Many contact lens: Solutions are available. Saline is not sufficient for storage as it does not clean or disinfect the contacts. In my opinion, peroxide based cleaning ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: No, only if you made it at home under sterile conditions. Not likely
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Wash and moisterize: Saline is salt water, the same consistency as your body fluids, 0.9 % salt water. It is used to flush wounds and skin lesions to help clean debris ou ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Soothing: It will be soothing but not affect clinical course.

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