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can you use saline solution in a nebulizer

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Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Just make sure it's sterile.
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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Ask the Pharmacist: You don't need prescription.I suggest you ask the Pharmacist if he does not have he can order it for you
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
27 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: You can use saline in a nebulizer and it may help to loosen the mucus, but it should be saline that is designed for use in a nebulizer (sterile) and y ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes,but: I caution you about making a home solution.Some can make it too strong & cause nasal membrane swelling.Please be sure to clean all the surfaces that ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: This can occur with the bronchodilator treatments, as secretions are swallowed. If there is. any worsening of cough, I would suggest a virtual appoint ... Read More
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Dr. Gerardo Guerra Bonilla
11 years experience Family Medicine
Common cold: For children <6 years, increasing the frequency of nasal suction, sprays, or irrigation is suggested. A cool mist humidifier can be used overnight. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
U can use nebulizer: U can use nebulizer on ur 2 month old child. Have u seen a pediatrician about her problems? U need to find a cause if possible. Are u breast feeding o ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
If sterile: I find that the big bottles of nasal saline sold in the US are an adequate substitute for the saline pods when/if a new bottle or only used for the ne ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Saline: You can add some normal saline infant nose drops with a bulb syringe to clear her nostrils. I am glad to hear the cough and lower respiratory issues a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Hypersal: Nebulized saline isn't going to do much for the nasal congestion. Saline drops are preferred along with bulb suctioning. Does your baby go to daycare? ... Read More
A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Maybe: First you have to figure out why and where he is coughing from. Is he suffering from a pneumonia, or a bronchiolitis, or asthma, or a post-nasal drip ... Read More

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