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how many times a day should i use my inhaler

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
37 years experience Wound care
Depends on inhaler: There are several different kinds of asthma medication that are available in inhaler form. The most common medication is a short acting bronchodilator ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: If you are using your alb mdi several times a day, your asthma not even close to being under control. Albuterol is a rescue medicine only and tempora ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
Spiriva : Spiriva handihaler's typical use is to inhale contents of one capsule once a day. You need to get a firm diagnosis of copd. If not done already you ca ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Asthma control: Please contact your doctor. You should have an asthma action plan for when you feel your asthma getting worse. If you are needing your emergency inh ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: I suppose you mean how often do I need to take my asthma inhaler. This really depends on how severe your symptoms are, how effective the medication i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Carroll
24 years experience Family Medicine
What your doc says: The types of medications and the number of times those medications are used are very patient specific. This is a question best answered between you a ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Depends.........: "normal" depends on the individual. If you normally urinate 6 times a day, then that is normal for you. In another person, 6 times a day may be abnor ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: It depends on how much sputum your lungs accumulate. Once daily is the minimum but the more often the better. If your problem is severe, i think 4 t ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Duhaney
15 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doc soon: Albuterol nebulizers and/or inhalers can be used every 4 to 6 hrs as needed especially during an asthma flare. See your doc soon - you may need a Pre ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No : Albuterol is typically used to treat symptoms of asthma including cough, wheeze, chest tightness and shortness of breath. The nice aspect of symbicor ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Masturbation: There is not a minimum or maximum time to masturbate but maybe you should find some other activity that may distract you. Exercise comes to mind.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
ZUMBA WORKOUT: You should allow about 36 weeks between workouts for muscle and joint recovery.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dental prep: Do your lips itch or burn? This is an essential piece of information to begin a discussion. Having said that, I would first scrutinize any substance ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Preventing Pregnancy: At age nineteen i would hope that you are now mature enough to get on birth control. Preventing pregnancy is a very wise life style choice when you a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
36 years experience Pediatrics
Often: The more "tummy time" your baby gets, the rounder her head will be and the easier it will be for her to learn to roll, sit and crawl. Tummy time - as ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Need attention: Please get it checked with a dermatologist. For extreme sweating, injection Botox has been helpful.
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Dr. Melissa Arca
Specializes in Pediatrics
Think 2-3 per week: Babies do not need daily baths. In fact, daily bathing can dry out babies' delicate skin. Instead, i would aim for two to three baths weekly. As long ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
FACE SCRUB: IF YOU ARE USING IT FOR ACNE, I WOULD THINK YOU SHOULD USE IT DAILY. WHAT DOES THE LABEL SAY? GOOD LUCK!
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Froude
52 years experience Infectious Disease
? infection: Mupirocin is as you know an antibiotic ointment. Like oral antibiotics you should use sparingly for infection of your skin to avoid selecting resistan ... Read More
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Every 2-3 days: Babies dont need daily baths. They dont produce body odor likes adult. Once every 2-3 days is fine.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Weeks
44 years experience Family Medicine
0-60: There is no right number of times.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Get a dental exam: It's also important to brush the surface of your tongue to disrupt the bacteria growing there. Have you had a dental visit recently? You could have t ... Read More

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